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On Thursday, US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman was summoned to Russia's Foreign Ministry to be notified that Russia declared 58 diplomats of the US Embassy in Moscow and two staff members of the Consulate General in Yekaterinburg personae non gratae, they were ordered to leave ...
The staff downsizing and the St. Petersburg consulate's closure have dramatically reduced visa services, the RBC business portal cited U.S. Embassy in Moscow spokeswoman Andrea Kalan as saying Monday. Kalan replaced Maria Olson as embassy spokeswoman after the latter was reportedly ... Russia

Special Exchange Recognition went to the Year Exchange in America for Russians (YEAR) Program sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Moscow: Elvira "Ellie" Zinnatulina, Anastasia "Nastia" Zykova and Artur Mavlienberdiev. Although Josef Manhart has moved on from Otero Junior College, he ...
The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has warned it may respond to "Russian retaliation" amid a diplomatic row over the poisoning of a former double agent. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday expelled 60 Russians and closed the Russian consulate in Seattle in response to the poisoning of former ...
The United States expelled two Russian diplomats in retaliation for a bizarre episode outside the United States Embassy in Moscow, in which a Russian police officer attacked an ... Similarly, the authorities in Moscow ordered 260 Soviet employees of the United States Embassy in Moscow to stop working. Spy Kremlin
The Russian Foreign Ministry announced the move Thursday, saying in a statement that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had summoned Jon Huntsman to notify him that Russia would be kicking out 58 employees of the U.S. embassy in Moscow and two of the U.S. consulate in Yekaterinburg -- a ...
It suggested the monument be placed outside the U.S. Embassy in Moscow (translated from Russian): ... V.V. Putin, the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, the City Administration and the Mayor of Moscow Sobyanin SS permission to install a memorial to the genocide of the Indians near the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. Native Americans
Russia has declared 58 employees of the US Embassy in Moscow and two staff members of the Consulate General in Yekaterinburg personae non gratae, they will have to leave the country by April 5, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. "On March 29, US Ambassador to Russia Jon ...
The Washington, DC-based nonprofit is also organizing another high-profile commission in 2018, this time for the US Embassy in Moscow. In 2014, FAPE commissioned the US artist Don Gummer to create a work that will express the “openness and optimism of America.” A 2015 maquette called Untitled ...
Jon Huntsman spoke in favor of more active contacts between Washington and Moscow, the US Embassy in Moscow said on Monday. "There is obviously a low level of trust between our two countries. It is precisely at moments like these, when more communications are needed, not less," it quoted the US ...
Washington's decision to rename the street in front of the Russian embassy struck a chord in the Russian capital, where a national lawmaker proposed this week to retaliate by renaming the Moscow street of the U.S. embassy, "North American Dead End." The tit-for-tat response came after Washington, D.C. ...
Moscow is said to be considering changing the address of the US embassy to 1 North American Dead-end. Its current address is 8 Bolshaya Devyatinsky Lane. View photos. The Russian embassy in Washington has had its address changed to 1 Boris Nemstov Plaza (Rex). More. Russian politician Mikhail ...
City authorities in the Russian capital are set to consider a proposal from a deputy of the party of ultranationalist leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky to change the address of the embassy to 1 North American Dead End, according to a February 12 report by the Russian news agency Interfax. The State Duma deputy ...
From 2011 to 2014, he headed the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. After dismissal from diplomatic service and until now, McFaul has worked as a leading expert on Russia and American international police. He currently holds the post of Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. op. Let's get started ...
Meanwhile, Russian authorities questioned the accuracy of the American report, saying that it was not "real cuts", but re-equipping part of the Trident II missile launchers and B-52N heavy bombers so that the breakout potential remains, Kommersant wrote. The US Embassy in Moscow told the newspaper ...

The United States also said it would not send delegates. "We note that the Syrian Negotiation Commission has announced it will not attend, and we respect that decision," Maria Olson, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, told Russia's Interfax news agency. "Our collective focus must remain on ...
The US Embassy in Moscow earlier said on its Twitter account that Ambassador Huntsman hopes to meet with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, Chief of Russia's General Staff Valery Gerasimov and ...
A Cold War erupted outside the U.S. Embassy in Moscow this week when a 40-year-old Muscovite reportedly pelted its gates with snowballs before getting arrested. Diplomatic security staff apprehended the man early on Monday before turning him over to local police, the state-run REN TV network ...
Jackson said Trump shows no sign of cognitive impairment. So he's tweeting all that crazy stuff with a clear mind? I have a suggestion. Many years ago, in a different career, I was selected for a sensitive, year-long job at the United States Embassy in Moscow. I had to endure a battery of psychological tests.
MOSCOW, January 17. /TASS/. Washington considers the upcoming presidential election to be Russia's internal affair and has no plans to interfere, the Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Moscow Anthony Godfrey told the Govorit Moskva radio station on Wednesday. Head of the Russian ...
Washington D.C. announced plans Wednesday to rename the street in front of the Russian embassy for assassinated Russian liberal politician Boris Nemtsov, a decision that prompted one Russian lawmaker to angrily propose giving the U.S. embassy in Moscow an insulting new official address.
... of the few places in the world with a rising number of HIV infections. The project, part of the U.S. Department of State's “Diplomacy Lab” program, was done at the request of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and funded, in part, by UVA's Center for Global Health and Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation.
Some 40 years after the Bolshevik Revolution, the Soviet Union in 1956 was once again wracked with turmoil and upheaval. In “The Year I Was Peter the Great,” journalist Marvin Kalb chronicles his experience living there as a young American during that tumultuous time and his brush with iconic leader ...
The US Embassy in Moscow declined to identify the American in question, though at first the operator appeared to have Veselnitskaya's story confused with a more recent story of an American detained by Russian authorities. TPM contacted other Russian and U.S. government sources; all said they were ...
Since August, residents of our regions had to apply to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, where the waiting period for compulsory interviews was also officially extended up to 85 days, but even for three months it was extremely difficult to enroll in the electronic queue. The American visa procedure was already ...
The United States has hired a private Russian security firm with KGB connections to guard the American embassy in Moscow. The $2.8 million no-bid contract was awarded by the Office of Acquisitions in Washington, D.C. to Elite Security Holdings, a company that was founded by Viktor Budanov, Russian ...
The US embassy in Moscow is to be guarded by a company owned by a former head of KGB counter-intelligence who worked with British double agent Kim Philby and young Vladimir Putin, after cuts to US staff demanded by Russia. Elite Security Holdings was awarded a $2.83 million contract to provide ...
Four men have been detained in central Moscow after a bottle was thrown at the gates of the U.S. Embassy, an unidentified law enforcement official told the state-run RIA news agency on Friday. U.S. Embassy spokeswoman Maria Olson was cited as saying that the incident, which took place late on Sept.
The U.S. Embassy in Russia is temporarily suspending processing non-immigrant visa applications in response to Russia's expulsion of American diplomats. “Due to the Russian government-imposed cap on U.S. diplomatic personnel in Russia, all non-immigrant visa operations across Russia will be ...
In the latest tit-for-tat in the diplomatic standoff between the United States and Russia, the U.S. embassy in Russia announced Monday that it will suspend visa processing for Russian applicants beginning Aug. 23. The move is a response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's order for the U.S. to cut its staff ...
All this was a little odd since Russian President Vladimir Putin had also announced on Sunday that the U.S. Embassy in Moscow would have to slash its staff by 755 people—the biggest diplomatic shake-up since 1917, when the Bolsheviks seized power. (There was a similar dustup in 1986, which led to ...
Spies for the former Soviet Union were found to have bugged IBM Selectric typewriters in the U.S. Embassy in Moscow with tiny devices that could gauge the movements of the print balls and radio that information outside the building, enabling the Soviets to "watch" documents being typed. We don't know ...
MOSCOW, January 29./TASS/. The US will not take part in the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Russia's Sochi as observer, Spokesperson at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow Maria Olson said on Monday. "The United States will not be attending the Sochi Congress as Observer," she said. Read also ...
MOSCOW, January 16. /TASS/. The new building of the Consular Section of the US Embassy in Moscow will facilitate the visa issuance procedure for Russians, US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman told TASS on Tuesday. Read also ...
He's the head of the Vladivostok consulate, one of three in Russia, that report to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. There're only about 40 Americans living in Vladivostok year-round, Keays said, and a couple hundred more working at an Exxon oil project nearby. He wants to see that number grow. Vladivostok ...
Before this week, Russians seeking a visa had to either travel to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow or to apply at embassies in neighboring countries. In an online statement, the Russian Foreign Ministry said it considered the move to resume services “a step in the right direction.” It added, however, that the ...
In his Middle East-centric history, The Silk Roads: A New History of the World, author Peter Frankopan cites observations made in 1946 by George Kennan, then U.S. charge d'affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, which are shockingly revealing of the intent behind Russia's efforts to undermine the 2016 ...
Once at the station, Bohm said he was asked to write an explanation, which he found pointless as he said: "there were no violations on my part." "I have registration (reports in the media that wrote that I don't have registration are incorrect).” The U.S. Embassy in Moscow said they had seen the media reports ...
The US Embassy in Moscow declined to identify the American in question, though at first the operator appeared to have Veselnitskaya's story confused with a more recent story of an American detained by Russian authorities. TPM contacted other Russian and U.S. government sources; all said they were ...
The US Embassy in Moscow also continues to offer "limited interviews for immigrant, diversity and nonimmigrant visas." ... On November 3, Spokesperson for the US Embassy in Moscow Maria Olson told TASS all American consulates in Russia resumed processing nonimmigrant visa cases that do not ...
FILE - In this July 28, 2017, file photo, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, with a monument to Russian revolutionary workers in the foreground. The U.S. Embassy in Moscow said on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 that consulates in several Russian cities will resume interviews for nonimmigrant visas, more than three ...
The U.S. embassy in Moscow now will be guarded by a security firm founded by former KGB agents and spies under a no-bid contract for $2.8 ...
The U.S. embassy in Moscow now will be guarded by a security firm founded by former KGB agents and spies under a no-bid contract for $2.8 ...
Thus, he cited the US embassy in Moscow as saying after Volker's meeting with Russia Presidential Representative Vladislav Surkov in ...
The U.S. embassy in Moscow now will be guarded by a security firm founded by former KGB agents and spies under a no-bid contract for $2.8 ...
... carefully... to see whether it is passed and how it is implemented," said Maria Olson, a spokeswoman at the U.S. embassy in Moscow.
The U.S. Embassy in Moscow opened in 2000 after a 15-year delay caused by the discovery that the KGB had thoroughly bugged it to the core ...
... carefully ... to see whether it is passed and how it is implemented," said Maria Olson, a spokesperson at the U.S. embassy in Moscow.


 

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