US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan speaks to the press outside the Moscow City Court in June 2020. Photo: AFP US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan speaks to the press outside the Moscow City Court in June 2020. Photo: AFP
US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan speaks to the press outside the Moscow City Court in June 2020. Photo: AFP
Russia

US ambassador to Russia heads home amid mounting tensions with Moscow

  • The Kremlin emphasised that it couldn’t order envoy John Sullivan to leave for consultations and could only ‘recommend’ he do so
  • The two superpowers recently traded sanctions as ties hit rock bottom over election meddling, the SolarWinds hack and other issues

Topic |   Russia
US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan speaks to the press outside the Moscow City Court in June 2020. Photo: AFP US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan speaks to the press outside the Moscow City Court in June 2020. Photo: AFP
US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan speaks to the press outside the Moscow City Court in June 2020. Photo: AFP
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