Contents tagged with Sergey Kislyak

  • Former Russian ambassador says Russia will never abandon its diplomatic estate in the USA

    Russia will seek access to its diplomatic residences in the United States and will not give up the right to them, stated the former Russian Ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak on Russia 24 TV, RIA Novosti reports. "We are going to fight [for this property]; we will never give up our rights to this dacha. And we'll see what happens next," Kislyak said.

    Kislyak accused the USA of violating international law. "They deprived us of access to our property. The Soviet state had paid a lot …

  • Russian Ambassador to leave Washington at the end of July

    The Russian ambassador in the USA, Sergey Kislyak, may leave Washington at the end of July. In recent months, the diplomat has been linked to a series of scandals about possible ties between members of Donald Trump’s campaign team and the Kremlin.

    On Thursday, the Director of the Institute for US and Canada Studies, Sergey Rogov, spoke about the plans of the Russian ambassador.

    “He will return to Moscow in late July,” Rogov said, speaking at the Primakov Readings international forum in Moscow. …

  • Media: Russia to recall its U.S. Ambassador

    Russia recalls its ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, who played a key role in Russia’s interference in the 2016 elections, BuzzFeedNews reports citing three anonymous sources.

    According to BuzzFeedNews, Kislyak and his family will leave Washington next month after a farewell reception in his honor. The reception will be held July 11th at the St. Regis Hotel, two blocks from the White House.

    Earlier it was reported that the 66-year-old Kislyak will go to New York and lead the Russian …

  • Russian Ambassador to the U.S. calls meetings with Trump's son-in-law 'daily contacts'

    Russia's ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, described his relationship with Jared Kushner, son-in-law of White House chief Donald Trump, as "daily contact." Kislyak said this in New York, in response to a request by journalists to explain the allegations about his possible ties with Kushner.

    "I do not comment on my daily contacts; and this is our policy, which applies not only to conversations with Kushner, but to all of our daily conversations," Kislyak said.

    He also added that …

  • Russian Media reported a meeting between a U.S. State Department representative and the Russian ambassador

    Acting Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Shannon and the Russian Ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, held a meeting on Tuesday in Washington. According to RIA Novosti, the State Department confirmed that the meeting took place.

    "Deputy Secretary of State Shannon regularly holds meetings with foreign ambassadors on a number of issues. Although we do not disclose the details of diplomatic meetings, it should be noted that this was a meeting scheduled a long time ago," the representative of …