Russia: Putin appoints new ambassador to US

Source: Detroit News

"President Vladimir Putin has appointed a former deputy defense minister as Russia’s new ambassador to the United States. The Kremlin said on Monday Putin has replaced Sergei Kislyak, whose tenure ended in July, with Anatoly Antonov, a deputy foreign minister and former deputy defense minister seen as a hardliner regarding the U.S." (08/21/17)

http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/world/2017/08/21/russia-us-ambassador/104805390/