The new United States Ambassador to the Russian Federation, Lynn Tracy, has arrived in Moscow to begin her mandate.
This was reported by the Twitter account of the US Embassy in Russia.
"Welcome back to Russia, Ambassador Tracy!" - reads the message of the US diplomatic mission in Moscow.
Tracy worked in Pakistan and Kazakhstan, in 2001-2002 she served as a referent from Georgia. From 2004 to 2006, she worked at the diplomatic mission in Kazakhstan. From 2006 to 2009, she was the head of the US consulate in Pakistan, and as a result of this mission, she received the award "For demonstrated heroism" on behalf of the then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. On August 26, 2008, an attempt was made on her.
After the assassination attempt, she was the deputy US ambassador to Turkmenistan, and also worked as the deputy assistant secretary of state for Central Asia in the State Department's Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs.
It will be recalled that on September 22, 2022, it became known that the Russian government approved the appointment of Lynn Tracy as the new ambassador of the United States in Moscow.
Later, the US Senate supported the appointment of Lynn Tracy as the ambassador of the United States of America to the Russian Federation.
It was also reported that on September 4, John Sullivan completed his work as the United States ambassador to Russia and left Moscow.