Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
September 17, 2008
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Chronological Listing by Country

(Click on Alphabet for beginning to Country Name)

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

(Formerly RUSSIAN EMPIRE, RUSSIAN SOVIET FEDERATIVE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC)

Listed as Russia

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DATE

NAME/MISSION

January 26, 1893 Prince Cantacuzene, E.E. and M.P.
January 15, 1896 E. de Kotzebue, E.E. and M.P.
February 1898List Mr. de Wollant, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
April 1898 List LEGATION RAISED TO EMBASSY - Listed as Embassy of Russia
June 23, 1898 Comte Cassini, Amb. E. and P.
(DEAN - May 1903 List)
July 13, 1905 Baron Rosen, Amb. E. and P.
November 28, 1911 George Bakhmeteff, Amb. E. and P.
April 20, 1917 C. Onou, Charge d'Affaires (NOT a.i.)
July 5, 1917 Boris Bakhmeteff, Amb. E. and P.
July 1922 List Serge Ughet, Financial Attache1 (New York)
(NOT Charge d'Affaires)
December 1933 List Listed as Embassy of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
November 22, 1933 Boris E. Skvirsky, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
January 8, 1934 Alexander Antonovitch Troyanovski, Amb. E. and P.
June 6, 1939 Constantine A. Oumansky, Amb. E. and P.
December 8, 1941 Maxim Litvinoff, Amb. E. and P.
September 29, 1943 Andrei A. Gromyko, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
October 4, 1943 Amb. E. and P.
May 29, 1946 Nikolai V. Novikov, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 3, 1946 Amb. E. and P.
December 18, 1947 Alexander S. Panyushkin, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
December 31, 1947 Amb. E. and P.
September 18, 1952 Georgi N. Zaroubin, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
September 15, 1952 Amb. E. and P.
February 7, 1958 Mikhail A. Menshikov, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 11, 1958 Amb. E. and P.
March 21, 1962 Anatoliy F. Dobrynin, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 31, 1962 Amb. E. and P.
June 9, 1986 Yuriy Vladimirovich Dubinin, Appt
June 23, 1986 Amb. E. and P.
May 23, 1990 Alexander A. Bessmerthnykh, appt
May 29, 1990 Amb. E. and P.
April 12, 1991 Viktor G. Komplektov, Appt.
June 11, 1991 Amb. E. and P.
RUSSIA (FORMERLY UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS)
September 1991 US and Russian formerly established diplomatic relations.
Decmber 26, 1991 Embassy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was renamed the Embassy of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION
NOTE: In letter to President Bush from President Yeltsin Russia requested agrement (12/91) for Andrey Kolosovskiy as Russian ambassador to the United States. White House approved nomination. On February 4 1992, diplomatic note from the Russian embassy requested withdrawal of the nomination of Kolosovsky and asked for agrement for W. P. Lukin
March 2, 1992 Vladimir Petrovich Lukin, appt
March 11, 1992 Amb. E. and P.
August 11, 1994 Yuli Vorontsov, Amb. E. and P.
January 20, 1999 Yuriy Viktorovich Ushakov, Appt.
January 21, 1999 Amb. E. and P.
September 16, 2008 Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak, Appt.
September 17, 2008 Amb. E. and P.

Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

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