U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul. Mikhail Metzel/AP hide caption toggle caption Mikhail Metzel/AP The Two-Way U.S. Ambassador Thinks Russian Journalists May Be Reading His Emails March 29, 2012 Amb. Michael McFaul took exception to being greeted on the street by state-controlled television, saying its reporters always seem to know where he's going. The sometimes animated encounter is all on video.