Contents tagged with US embassy

  • U.S. Embassy appoints new adviser to Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense

    Ukrainian Defense Minister, Stepan Poltorak, met with the U.S., Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. The head of the Ministry of Defense explained the Ukrainian government’s position regarding the imposition of the martial law, reports the press service of the Ministry.

    “The imposition of the martial law is a necessary preventive measure in case Russia conducts a full-scale land military operation against Ukraine,” said the minister, adding that army should check its readiness to respond …

  • Russia wants to rename street address of US embassy to 'North American Dead End'

    The US Embassy in Moscow may be given the address "One North American Dead End". A corresponding article is to be considered by the Mayor's office of the Russian capital. Novaya Gazeta reported on this on Monday, February 12, citing Mikhail Degtyarev, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Physical Culture, Sport, Tourism and Youth Affairs.

    Degtyarev said that Americans are trying to conduct "intrusive foreign policy" and thus "drive the world to a dead end."

    "That said, the US itself is not …

  • U.S. Embassy in Russia removes its belongings from confiscated summer house

    Workers at the U.S. Embassy in Russia have vacated the summer house in Serebryany Bor and the warehouse on Dorognaya Street, Interfax reports.

    “The U.S. Embassy in Russia was able to gain access to the summer house for the diplomats in Serebryany Bor. We removed the remaining furniture, kitchen utensils and barbecue facilities, as well as equipment for the children's playground,” said press secretary of the diplomatic mission Maria Olson.

    Also, American diplomats managed to take all the …

  • US Embassy in Ukraine: explosion at the embassy compound was not an act of terror

    On the night of June 8 there was an explosion on the property of the US embassy. Police arrived promptly at the scene of the incident. Examination suggested that an unknown person threw an unidentified explosive device onto the diplomatic mission’s property. The perpetrator was caught on the embassy’s surveillance cameras. Representatives of the embassy’s security service showed Ukrainian law enforcement officials the video recording. The news outlet Obozrevatel reported with reference to its …