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Chat with George

  • America House

Please join us for an exciting informal chat session with our special guest – George Kent, the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.

Here are some interesting bio facts:

  • Studied Russian History and Literature at Harvard (graduated in 1989);
  • Joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1992; first posting was Tashkent, Uzbekistan;
  • His wife is Crimean Tatar. Met her in Asia where her family lived after Stalin exiled them to Central Asia on May 18, 1944;
  • On May 18th George and his wife are going to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their wedding (May 18, 1996);
  • Served at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine as a Russian speaking officer from 2004-2007;
  • Promised Ukrainian friends he would learn Ukrainian before coming back and he did.

Do not forget to bring your passport or driver’s license.

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