List of Ambassadors of Russia to the United States

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Russian ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.

Ambassadors of the Russian Empire to the United States of America[edit]

Name Photo Title Date from Date until
Andrey Yakovlevich Dashkov 1808 1817
Pyotr Ivanovich Poletika Poletika-pi.jpg 1817 1822
Fyodor van Tuyll van Serooskerken Teyl van Seraskerken.jpg 1822 1826
Pavel Kridener 1827 1837
Alexander Bodisko 1837 1854
Alexander Medem 1854 1855
Eduard Stoeckl Eduard de Stoeckl.jpg 1855 1869
Konstantin Katakazi 1869 1872
Karl von Struve 1882 1892
Count Arthur Paul Nicholas Cassini Portrait of Count Cassini.jpg 1898 1905
Roman Rosen TR Roman Baron Rosen.jpg 1905 1911
George Bakhmetev Portrait of George Bakhmeteff.jpg 1911 1917

Ambassadors of the Russian Provisional Government to the United States of America[edit]

Name Photo Title Date from Date until
Boris Bakhmetev Boris Bakhmetev.jpg 1917 1922

Ambassadors of the Soviet Union to the United States of America[edit]

Name Photo Title Date appointed Date presented
credentials
Date until Notes
Maxim Litvinov Litvinoff Profile.jpg 1918 1919
Ludwig Martens 1919 1921
Boris Skvirsky 1922 1933
Alexander Troyanovsky 20 November 1933 8 January 1934 1 October 1938
Konstantin Umansky Konstantin Umansky.jpg Plenipotentiary Representative
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
11 May 1939 6 June 1939 5 November 1941 From 11 May 1939 until 9 May 1941, Umansky was a Plenipotentiary Representative and from 9 May 1941 until the end of his diplomatic posting was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.[1]
Maxim Litvinov RIAN archive 409024 Soviet diplomat Maxim Litvinov.jpg Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 10 November 1941 8 December 1941 22 August 1943
Andrei Gromyko Andrej Gromyko 1967.png Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 22 August 1943 4 October 1943 11 April 1946
Nikolai Vasilevich Novikov Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 11 April 1946 3 June 1946 25 October 1947
Alexander Panyushkin Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 25 October 1947 31 December 1947 12 June 1952
Georgy Zarubin Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 14 June 1952 25 September 1952 7 January 1958
Mikhail A. Menshikov Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 7 January 1958 11 February 1958 4 January 1962
Anatoly Dobrynin AF Dobrynin 01.png Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 4 January 1962 30 March 1962 19 May 1986
Yuri Dubinin Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 19 May 1986 15 May 1990
Alexander Bessmertnykh Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 15 May 1990 15 January 1991
Viktor Komplektov Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 15 March 1991 26 December 1991
Source: Справочник по истории Коммунистической партии и Советского Союза 1898 - 1991[1]

Ambassadors of the Russian Federation to the United States of America[edit]

Name Photo Title Date from Date presented
credentials
Date until Notes
Viktor G. Komplektov Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 26 December 1991 - February 1992
Vladimir Lukin Vladimir Lukin Moscow Interfax 02-2011.jpg Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 1992 1994
Yuli Vorontsov Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 1994 1998
Yuri Ushakov Юра Ушаков.jpg Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 1999 2008
Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 26 July 2008[2] 16 September 2008[3] Present

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Полномочное представительство - Посольство СССР в Соединённых Штатах Америки (in Russian). Справочник по истории Коммунистической партии и Советского Союза 1898 - 1991. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 
  2. ^ "УКАЗ Президента РФ от 26.07.2008 N 1122" (in Russian). Presidential Press and Information Office. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  3. ^ "Diplomatic List: Order of Precedence and Date of Presentation of Credentials". Department of State. 29 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-14. 

Daniel Fredrick Hepler