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Omani nationals were urged to observe caution and to be vigilant while visiting Yerevan, Armenia, Times of Oman reported. Moscow-based Omani embassy issued the travel advisory, calling on compatriots to stay away from gatherings and protests in the capital city of Armenia. Anti-government protests ...
Muscat: The Oman embassy in Moscow has warned Omani nationals to exercise caution while visiting Yerevan, Armenia. The Embassy has asked Omanis to stay away from gatherings and protests in the capital city of Armenia. According to the statement put out, “In view of demonstrations that Armenia has ...

Last week, 60 U.S. diplomats and their families boarded a charter plane in Moscow and left Russia — maybe forever. They were the latest casualties of a tit for tat with Russia. In late March, the United States said it was kicking out the same number of Russians to show solidarity with Britain, which blames ...
In a string of tweets posted by the British embassy in Moscow, Ambassador Laurie Bristow defended the UK's stance on the Organization for the Prohibition Of Chemical Weapons' (OPCW) findings into the poisoning in Britain of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. The Twitter series ...
After the most recent round of diplomatic expulsions, the U.S. embassy in Moscow has lost vital staff — including those working on important bilateral issues, like Syria, Ukraine and arms control. For ordinary Russians, the cuts at the embassy mean it's virtually impossible to get a U.S. visa in Moscow ...
The entire political section of the US embassy in Moscow and the personal interpreter of the ambassador are believed to be among 60 American diplomats expelled from Russia. “Everyone was expelled — those who worked on Ukraine and Syria, as well as those in charge of questions of strategic stability,” ...

MOSCOW (AFP) - The first of a group of 60 US diplomats who have been expelled from Russia in the wake of the poisoned spy row departed from Washington's embassy in Moscow early Thursday (Apr 5), an AFP reporter on the scene said. Dozens of US diplomats and their families left the embassy ...
Robert Meade, Ireland's deputy head of mission at the Embassy in Moscow, is the Irish diplomat who was given until Monday to leave Russia in the international row over the Salisbury poisoning. Mr Meade, who has been in Moscow for a number of years, was one of 59 diplomats from 23 countries expelled ...
A bus believed to be carrying expelled diplomats leaves the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, April 5, 2018. Russia last week ordered 60 American diplomats to leave the country by Thursday, in retaliation for the United States expelling the same number of Russians. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin).
The United States was expected to impose additional sanctions against Russia on Friday after dozens of expelled diplomats departed from the US embassy in Moscow. The sanctions are economic and designed to target oligarchs with ties to President Vladimir Putin, US officials said. The final number ...
“Now the consulate is closed but our work to improve Russian-US ties is continuing,” the US embassy in Moscow said on Twitter. Donald Trump has appeared reluctant to criticise Vladimir Putin. Picture: AFP/Don Emmert and Natalia KolesnikovaSource:AFP. Moscow also issued further retaliatory measures ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
It did not say how many diplomatic staff in Russia would be affected, while the British Embassy in Moscow says it does not make staff numbers public. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told Reuters the demand meant Britain would have to cut "a little over 50" more of its diplomatic ...
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 Huntsman ...
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 tit-for-tat ...

“Our conversation with the Russian ambassador would lead us to believe that Russia intends to expel Australian diplomats from our embassy in Moscow.” Women outside the Russian Embassy in Canberra where staff gathered at a central building for 15 minutes before leaving. An emergency meeting of ...
But, mindful that their much smaller embassy in Moscow can only sustain a few retaliatory expulsions, the Czechs expelled just three Russians. Nonetheless, as the remaining Russian agents scramble to absorb their departing colleagues' sources and workloads, the wave of expulsions will inevitably ...
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Australia is standing in solidarity with the United Kingdom and its allies after banishing two Russian spies back to Moscow. Australia is set to expel the 'undeclared intelligence officers' along with the 21 countries who have sent 130 diplomats back to Russia in what the ...
A growing number of countries around the world have announced measures against Moscow following the nerve agent attack in the U.K. in early March. On Monday, the U.S. surprised the world by going much further than expected, expelling 60 Russians. Russia looks increasingly isolated amid global ...
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 Russia ...
Its editor Sergey Tarutin says if Ireland expels more than three Russian diplomats in Ireland and Russia responds in kind, the Irish Embassy in Moscow will have to close because they only have three accredited diplomats. Such a move to expel Russian diplomats would be “extremely stupid” he believes ...
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the Government will weigh up the impact of possible retaliation on Ireland's small embassy in Moscow when it considers whether to expel Russian diplomats over the Salisbury attack. “Of course we have to take that into account but we have to balance that with our absolute ...
Meanwhile, a convoy of vehicles left the British Embassy in Moscow on March 23, ahead of Moscow's deadline for 23 British diplomats to leave the country, Reuters television footage showed. Russia announced on March 17 that it was expelling 23 British diplomats in a retaliatory move against London and ...
The EU has recalled its ambassador to Moscow after leaders agreed it was "highly likely" Russia was responsible for a nerve agent attack in the UK. The European Council of EU leaders said there was "no plausible alternative". Moscow denies responsibility for the attack on an ex-spy and his daughter and ...
UK embassy in Moscow: Russia spreading 'lies' over spy poisoning. 21 March ... Moscow. The British embassy in Moscow on Wednesday said Russia had failed to provide answers during a briefing by the foreign ministry to explain Moscow's point of view over the poisoning of a former spy, AFP reported.
... ambassador will not attend a meeting the Russia foreign ministry called to explain Moscow's view on the poisoning of an ex-double agent in England, the embassy said Wednesday. "The ambassador will not be attending the meeting," Zeenat Khanche, spokeswoman for the British embassy in Moscow, ...
Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats in a row over the nerve agent attack on an-ex spy and his daughter in the UK. The Russian foreign ministry said the UK staff would be expelled from Moscow within a week in response to Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats. It also said it would close the ...
Russia announced on Saturday it will expel 23 British diplomats and halt the activities of the British Council in response to London's “provocative” measures over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter. “Twenty-three diplomatic staff at the British embassy in Moscow are declared ...
By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Moscow, Russian Federation, Mar 17 – Russia announced Saturday it will expel 23 British diplomats and halt the activities of the British Council in response to London's “provocative” measures over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter. “Twenty ...
Moscow has found its way to respond to the recent UK move to expel Russian diplomats within the poisoning case of a former Russian agent. The Russian Foreign Ministry declared on Saturday 23 employees of the UK Embassy in Moscow “personae non gratae” in response to the similar move made by ...
The Turkish Embassy in Moscow received an envelope containing white powder, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Feb. 20, citing an embassy employee. Preliminary examinations showed that this white powder was not hazardous, according to an embassy employee, who told the agency on condition ...
Meanwhile, Reuters reported a convoy of vehicles leaving the British Embassy in Moscow today ahead of the Russian deadline for 23 diplomats to leave the country. Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia remain in a critical but stable condition after the attack on 4 March. Skripal had ...
The British ambassador will snub a meeting that the Russia foreign ministry called to explain Moscow's view on the poisoning of an ex-double agent in England, the embassy said today. "The ambassador will not be attending the meeting," Zeenat Khanche, spokeswoman for the British embassy in Moscow, ...
A convoy has left Moscow's UK embassy ahead of the Kremlin's deadline for 23 diplomats to leave the country. The expulsions are in retaliation to sanctions imposed by the UK after the Skripal poisoning. Colleagues were spotted embracing each other as vehicles to transport them were readied nearby, ...
While the British embassy in Moscow is not aware of any increased difficulties for British people travelling in Russia at this time, you should follow the security and political situation closely and keep up to date with this travel advice. You may wish to sign up for our email alerts to be notified of any updates.
And after a diplomatic tit-for-tat last summer, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow cut hundreds of staff. In the end, however, Huntsman's political tightrope may be more about Washington than Moscow. Russian electoral interference is a sensitive subject for Trump, and even acknowledging it can incur the ...
UK not planning to toughen visa issuance for Russians — embassy in Moscow. Russian Politics & Diplomacy. March 14, 17:00 UTC+3. UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday declared measures against Russia over the poisoning of former colonel of the Main Intelligence Directorate Sergey Skripal.
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.
“The fact that the festival has gone on for 21 years underlines the partnership between Italy and Russia in this field but also in culture in general,” Walter Ferrara, cultural promotion' manager at the Italian Embassy in Moscow, told The Moscow Times. “The aim of this festival is to bring the contemporary ...
The Estonian Embassy in Moscow, the Consulate General in St. Petersburg and the Chancery of St. Petersburg's Consulate General in Pskov have regularly celebrated Estonian Independence Day with annual receptions. "The Estonian centennial reception in St. Petersburg took place at St. John's Church ...
The papers obtained by Jeff Hulbert, a historian and author of a Burgess biography, show that the director of public prosecutions (DPP) decided not to prosecute Floyd, a fluent Russian speaker who had worked as a translator at the UK military mission and embassy in Moscow, before taking up more senior ...
Boris Kazadayev, left, and Ivan Sharavin stand in front of a makeshift memorial at the spot where Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov was killed three years ago. Diehard volunteers have guarded the site from police cleanups around the clock for more than 1,000 days. (Sabra Ayres / For The Times).
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 ...
The Bulgarian Embassy is among the 13 which have received letters with white powder. According to local sources, the substance is an insect venom, including the pesticide fipronil used in agriculture and veterinary medicine. Such letters were sent to the Embassies of US, Canada, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary ...
Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP In this July 28, 2017, file photo, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, with a monument to Russian revolutionary workers in the foreground. President Donald Trump on Aug. 2, signed what he called a "seriously flawed" bill imposing new sanctions on Russia, pressured by his ...
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 ...
I have seen U.S. military action in the Caribbean aimed at keeping this area out of communist and/or Russian/Soviet domination. This includes the Bay of Pigs invasion and Cuban Missile Crisis during the Kennedy administration and President Ronald Reagan's invasion of Grenada, which was developing ...
Philippines is a dive destination and many Russians will be interested,” said Catherine Alpay, third secretary and vice consul of the Philippine Embassy in Moscow. The Russian dive market is estimated at 300,000 with around 120,000 active divers. The organizers reported that in a survey conducted to ...


 

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