MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will receive credentials of 15 new ambassadors to Russia, the Kremlin press service said on Wednesday.
The credentials will be presented by new US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft. John Tefft, 64, is a career diplomat. He was the US ambassador to Ukraine, Georgia and Lithuania. Earlier, he worked as deputy ambassador to Russia. From November 1996 to September 1997 he was charge d’affairs to Russia. Tefft took other posts in the US State Department. He also worked in Rome, Budapest and Jerusalem. Tefft arrived in Moscow on September 5.
The previous ceremony of presenting credentials was held on June 27, 2014.