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    Ex-Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Considered for US Ambassador to Russia

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    Former Utah governor and ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman could become next US ambassador to Russia, according to media reports.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The White House is considering the former Utah governor and ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman, to become next US ambassador to Russia, according to US media reports on Wednesday.

    A senior official in the Trump administration told CNN the White House is discussing the position with Huntsman.

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