Embassy of the United States, Kiev

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Embassy of the United States in Kyiv

Seal of an Embassy of the United States of America.png

Location Kyiv
Address 4 A.I. Sikorsky St, 04112 Kyiv, Ukraine
Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt[1][2]

The Embassy of the United States to Ukraine in Kyiv is the diplomatic mission of United States of America to Ukraine.

History[edit]

The United States recognized the independence of Ukraine on December 26, 1991 and opened an Embassy in its capital, Kiev, in January 22, 1992. The U.S. Embassy in Kiev has moved to its new $247 million location in January 2012 on 4.5 hectares of land at 4 Aircraft Designer Igor Sikorsky Street, 04112 Kiev, Ukraine, close to Kiev’s northern outskirts.[3] The U.S. Embassy requested the Kiev City Council to rename Tankova Street in Shevchensky District, after the Ukrainian-born aircraft design engineer Igor Sikorsky. The embassy is a 15 minute walk from the Beresteiska station of the Kiev Metro.

Today U.S. Embassy in Kiev is staffed by approximately 181 Americans and more than 560 Ukrainians, representing more than a dozen U,S.

Staff[edit]

Principal U.S. Embassy Officials include:

  • Ambassador--Geoffrey Pyatt[1][2] President Viktor Yanukovych accepted current Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt's credentials on 15 August 2013.[2]
  • Deputy Chief of Mission
  • Political Counselor
  • Economic Counselor
  • Public Affairs Counselor
  • Consul General
  • Management Counselor
  • Commercial Officer
  • USAID Mission Director
  • Regional Security Officer
  • Department of Energy Director
  • Agricultural Attaché
  • Defense Attaché
  • Peace Corps Director
Previous building the U.S. Embassy 1992-2012, Kyiv

Former U.S. Ambassadors[edit]

  1. Jon Gundersen, (1992), Chargé d'Affaires ad interim.[4]
  2. Roman Popadiuk, (1992–1993), Ambassadors.[5]
  3. William Green Miller, (1993–1998).[6]
  4. Steven Karl Pifer, (1997–2000).[7]
  5. Carlos Pascual, (2000–2003).[8]
  6. John E. Herbst, (2003–2006).[9]
  7. William B. Taylor, (2006–2009).[10]
  8. John Tefft, (2009-2013).[11]
  9. Geoffrey Pyatt (2013-)

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 50°27′54″N 30°25′55″E / 50.4650°N 30.4320°E / 50.4650; 30.4320