Brenton's Successor Not New To Russia

Brenton's Successor Not New To Russia - onday, March 31,...

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onday, March 31, 2008. Issue 3872. Page 002. Brenton's Successor Not New To Russia By David Nowak Staff Writer QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Reuters Anne Pringle Britain on Friday named a career diplomat with extensive experience in Eastern Europe as its next ambassador to Russia. Anne Pringle, a former ambassador to the Czech Republic who worked at the British Embassy in Moscow during the Cold War, will replace Ambassador Anthony Brenton when his four-year assignment expires in October, the British Foreign Office announced Friday. Pringle, 53, is set to become Britain's first female ambassador to Russia, and her appointment comes at a time of tense relations between the two countries. "I am delighted and honored to be taking up this appointment," Pringle said by e- mail Friday. A Foreign Office spokesman said Friday that Britain hopes bilateral relations will improve after President-elect Dmitry Medvedev takes office in May. "We hope Medvedev will embark on a fresh start in his relations with us. We want
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course WESTERN CI 2023 taught by Professor Gradstudent during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.

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