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EU appoints Lithuanian diplomat as ambassador to Russia

05.02.13 @ 12:44

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The EU has appointed Lithuanian diplomat Vygaudas Usackas as its new ambassador to Russia. Usackas has since 2010 worked as the EU's envoy to Afghanistan. He is also a former foreign minister of Lithuania, the EU country with arguably the worst relations with Russia of all 27 member states.