U.S. Senate confirms Biden's pick for ambassador to Ukraine

FILE PHOTO: Senate hearing on nomination of Bridget Brink to be U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed career diplomat Bridget Brink to be ambassador to Ukraine, a critical post that has been vacant for three years.

Brink was confirmed by unanimous voice vote.

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Eric Beech)