US President-elect Joe Biden has proposed the appointment of former Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland as Deputy Secretary of State for Political Affairs. This is mentioned in the message of the future head's of state press service.
"Nuland has worked for five U.S. presidents and nine Secretaries of State of both political parties. Ambassador Nuland has the essential experience and relationships to rally the world around advancing American interests, having served as Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Ambassador to NATO, and Special Envoy and chief negotiator on the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe.
Holding the highest rank in the U.S. Foreign Service of career ambassador, she has been posted overseas to Russia, China and Mongolia and received distinguished service awards from two Secretaries of Defense," the report said.
Nuland served as Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs from September 2013 to January 2017. In 2013, during the events of the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine, in the rank of Assistant Secretary of State, she met with Viktor Yanukovych, and also visited the Independence Square and talked to the protesters.