Charge d'Affaires of the United States Kristina Kvien returned to Ukraine after a two-week vacation. This was announced by the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine on Facebook.
"Welcome back, Chargé d’Affaires Kvien! And thanks to Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent, who filled in as Chargé the last two weeks," the message states.
While the diplomat was on vacation, her duties were performed by the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent. He recently announced that the White House administration would soon elect a full-fledged U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine.