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Michael McFaul

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Michael McFaul is the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is also a professor of political science at Stanford University, where he formerly served as director of its Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

McFaul is a former non-resident associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and served as an advisor to Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. From 2012-2014, he served as the US ambassador to Russia.

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Michael McFaul was U.S. Ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014.

Former ambassador Michael McFaul on Putin's Russia

Michael McFaul was U.S. Ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014.

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