The US Senate approved, John Tefft as Ambassador to the Russian Federation
The US Senate approved in the night of Friday the candidacy of John Tefft as Ambassador in the Russian Federation.
When voting Republican Senator Mike Enzi tried to block the candidacy of John Tefft, but his objections were overcome With a voice vote.
leader Barack Obama has made the initiative of John Tefft as Ambassador eleven July, once was adopted do that on his appointment from Russia.
Tefft is a career diplomat, he served as the U.S. Ambassador in Lithuania, Georgia and Ukraine. The position of U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation vacant since February of the current year, oposlya that as this post left Michael McFaul.