TRANSCRIPT: Ambassador Sullivan’s Interview with Nezavisimaya Gazeta

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(U.S. Embassy Moscow – Oct. 23, 2020) Mr. Konstantin Remchukov, Editor-in-Chief, Nezavisimaya Gazeta NEZAVISIMAYA GAZETA: So, Mr. Ambassador, as you mentioned, the time for the last months was unusual, so many frustration for people, so many bad news. And culture has always been a good retreat for people to boost up their energy, morale, spirits, and everything. So I’m very […]

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TRANSCRIPT: “Statement of John J. Sullivan, Nominee to be U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation” – Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

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(Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – October 30, 2019) [] Chairman Risch, Ranking Member Menendez, and Members of the Committee. It is an honor to appear before you as the President’s nominee to be the United States Ambassador to the Russian Federation. I want to thank the President for his confidence in me and for the opportunity-with the Senate’s consent-to […]

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JRL NEWSWATCH: “Trump Says Russia Should Be Readmitted to G7” – New York Times/ Michael Crowley

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“… Trump said on Tuesday that Russia should be readmitted to the Group of 7 industrialized nations, a call for ending Moscow’s pariah status …. Speaking a few days before his planned departure for the summit, … Trump said … Moscow’s exclusion since 2014 from the group of leading economic powers should be reversed and, ignoring Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, […]

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