The veteran overseas service officer, who has spent most of her profession within the shadow of the previous Soviet Union, was nominated to the place final month by President Joe Biden. She was confirmed unanimously by the Senate with no formal roll name vote.

American diplomats evacuated Kyiv when the struggle started three months in the past, however the U.S. reopened the embassy Wednesday.

The ambassador’s submit has been vacant since former President Donald Trump abruptly pressured out Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch in 2019. She later turned a key determine within the first impeachment proceedings towards Trump.

Brink had been the ambassador to Slovakia.