At the end of October will retire Evelyn Farkas, who is responsible at the Pentagon for military ties with Russia, told Politico magazine referring to the high position of authorized American defense Ministry.
Farkas holds a post of the first Deputy assistant Secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia. In this capacity, She participated in the allocation of more than 240 million dollars of military assistance to Ukraine, stop contacts with the Russian military amid disagreements with Moscow, and equally in unfolded in recent weeks, discussion of the Pentagon, state Department and the White house about how to respond to Russia's military presence in the Syrian Arab Republic. Among other results of the work of Farkas called strengthening military cooperation with Georgia and support the accession of Montenegro to NATO, RIA " Novosti ". Farkas, who worked at the Pentagon when Ministers Robert gates, Chuck Hagel and Ashton Carter, who did not want to comment on his resignation. She is leaving her post in the period when the administration there is a "deep division" in the supply of advanced weapons to the government of Ukraine and the reaction to Russian actions in the Syrian Arab Republic, stressed the Political. Farkas is also considered a hardliner in relations with Russia.