Anatoly Antonov appointed Russian Ambassador to the USA

August 21, 2017

Vladimir Putin issued an Executive Order appointing Anatoly Antonov Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the United States of America and, concurrently, Permanent Observer of the Russian Federation at the Organisation of American States in Washington, USA. In another executive order, the President relieved Mr Antonov of his duties as Deputy Foreign Minister. Mr Putin also signed an executive order releiving Sergei Kislyak of his duties as Russia’s Ambassador to the United States and Russia’s Permanent Observer at the Organisation of American States in Washington.