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Michael McFaul

Ambassador McFaul Looks Back At Stint In Russia

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times MOSCOW — Stanford political science professor Michael McFaul’s two-year stint as U.S. ambassador to Russia coincided with a diplomatic chill seemingly worthy of the Cold War era. U.S. Agency for International Development advisers were expelled. American democracy-building emissaries were demonized as foreign agents. American adoptions of Russian orphans […]

February 25, 2014

U.S. Ambassador To Russia To Leave After Two Years

Moscow (AFP) – Michael McFaul, the outspoken U.S. ambassador to Russia who has frequently clashed with authorities in Moscow, said Tuesday he would leave the country after just two years. An embassy spokeswoman confirmed the diplomat was leaving Russia “early” but declined to comment further. “Soon after the Olympics, I plan to rejoin my family […]

February 4, 2014