U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Bridget Brink as Ambassador to Ukraine
On May 18, 2022, the Senate unanimously confirmed career Foreign Service officer Bridget Brink to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, putting an end to Washington’s three-year stretch without a Senate-confirmed envoy in Kyiv. — Politico informed.
“To have an ambassador there at this critical time as the United States continues to help the Ukrainian people … is a wonderful thing, is a good thing, and will help advance the cause of peace, security, and freedom,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said after Brink was confirmed, “I have every confidence she will be an outstanding ambassador.”