U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said on Twitter he is leaving Russia on Wednesday.
McFaul earlier said he will leave his post after the Sochi Olympics. He reiterated that his dismissal from the post of U.S. ambassador to Russia was caused by family circumstances and is not connected to the state of U.S.-Russian relations.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul announced his resignation on his own blog, saying he plans to leave shortly after the 2014 Sochi Olympics. McFaul said his primary motivation is to rejoin his family in California. Read more>>>