Of Possible Interest: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing Tuesday 10am

The SFRC will hold nomination hearings for former Utah governor Jon M. Huntsman to be US Ambassador to the Russian Federation and for Center for European Policy Analysis CEO A. Wess Mitchell to be the Assistant Secretary Of State for European And Eurasian Affairs.

CNBC: Russia denounces US for ‘blatantly hostile’ closure of diplomatic posts

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has condemned the U.S. decision to seize three Russian diplomatic facilities as a “blatantly hostile act”, urging Washington to immediately reverse the call or “bear the total blame” for worsening diplomatic ties.

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