PTR - June 30, 2014

Moscow may see a new Ambassador of the United States. John Tefft could take up the position that has been vacant since Michael McFaul stepped down in February; Star sportsmen can now follow in the steps of Gerard Depardieu as Russia prepares new amendments to the citizenship law; And Russia is creating a database of stolen art objects in order to prevent smuggling abroad. The country occupies the leading position in Eastern Europe in terms of lost treasures.