May 29, 1987
Arthur A. Hartman, former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union, has been elected to the board of Hartford Fire Insurance Co., the principal subsidiary of Hartford Insurance Group, Hartford, Conn.
February 20, 1987 |
Soviet President Andrei A. Gromyko used a farewell meeting with departing American Ambassador Arthur A. Hartman on Thursday to attack "stubborn" U.S. positions on arms control, the Tass news agency said. Tass described the meeting, on the eve of Hartman's departure from Moscow, as "businesslike and frank"--wording indicating deep differences of opinion.
April 6, 1987 |
Jack Matlock, the new U.S. ambassador, presented his credentials to President Andrei A. Gromyko today and they met privately for half an hour, the embassy said. Spokesman Jaroslav Verner said he did not know what they discussed. Matlock, 57, served in the Moscow mission twice previously in lesser positions and was President Reagan's special assistant for Soviet and European affairs before being chosen to succeed Ambassador Arthur A. Hartman.
March 4, 1988
The Soviet Union has resumed bombarding the U.S. Embassy in Moscow with low-intensity beams of microwave radiation, the State Department said. "Microwave signals . . . continue to be detected at the Moscow Embassy chancery," the department's Bureau of Diplomatic Security said in a statement. The statement marked the department's first status report on the still-unexplained radiation problem since Nov. 10, 1983, when then-Ambassador Arthur A.
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January 31, 1987 |
President Reagan on Friday nominated Jack F. Matlock Jr., one of his top advisers on East-West affairs and a Russian language scholar, as ambassador to the Soviet Union. Matlock, 57, is a career Foreign Service officer who, until returning to the State Department late last year, was the chief Soviet specialist on the National Security Council. Matlock, whose nomination must be confirmed by the Senate, would replace Arthur A.
November 6, 1986 |
The U.S. government said today it has signed a five-year, $10-million contract with a private Los Angeles-based company to supply support staff for its diplomats in the Soviet Union to replace Soviet workers withdrawn by Moscow. Pete Martinez, a State Department spokesman, told reporters that a first group of drivers, general laborers and tradespeople to be supplied by Pacific Architects & Engineers Inc. should arrive in the Soviet Union early next month.