Moscow cries foul as US ends visa services for most Russians

Published Apr 30 2021 at 3:25 PM GMT
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  • The Kremlin accused Washington on Friday of fuelling tension with “unfriendly actions” after the US embassy in Moscow said it was cutting staff and stopping processing visas for most Russians.
  • The embassy said it was cutting consular staff by 75 per cent and that from May 12 it would stop processing non-immigrant visas for non-diplomatic travel after a new Russian law imposed limits on how many local staff can work at foreign diplomatic missions.
  • That means Russians, who are not diplomats or….




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  • Published Apr 30, 2021 3:25 PM GMT