U.S. Ambassador in Moscow Michael McFaul has said he is leaving Russia on February 26.

"Wednesday," he wrote on Twitter, responding to the question, "Misha, when do you go home?"

McFaul said earlier he would resign after the Sochi Games and emphasized that his decision was due to family circumstances and was unrelated to the status of Russian-U.S. relations.

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