Lithuania was the first in the EU to completely abandon Russian gas and recalled its ambassador from Moscow

Lithuania and Latvia lower the level of diplomatic relations. Vilnius recalls its ambassador from Moscow and closes the Russian consulate in Klaipeda, BBC reports. Prior to this, Lithuania became the first country to refuse Russian gas. Then gas from Russia stopped flowing to Latvia...

Russia expels US diplomats and declares them persona non grata

The US Embassy in Moscow on March 23 received a list of its diplomats who were declared "persona non grata," a State Department spokesman said. According to Russian media, this was a response to US actions to fire Russian employees at the UN. The Reuters edition told in more detail. Washington…

Russian diplomats declared persona non grata leave US

A plane took off from St. Petersburg to Washington to pick up employees of the Russian mission to the UN, who have been declared persona non grata, Voice of America reports. On March 5, a Russian flight headed from St. Petersburg to Washington to pick up Russian diplomats who were suspended this week from…

Diplomatic staff cuts continue: 30 more Russian diplomats leave US

Russia said Jan. 28 that a planned January expulsion of 27 Russian diplomats from the United States would leave the Russian embassy with 184 staff, Yahoo! News reported. The US has demanded that 55 Russian diplomats leave the country this year. 27 people…

American diplomats in Beijing ask the State Department to allow them to return home: what does not suit them in China

The US Legation in China has formally requested an exit permit for US diplomats from the State Department, allowing them and their families to leave the country amid increasingly stringent measures to contain the spread of Covid-19, CNN reported. The request has not yet been approved by the State Department, as…

The State Department urged Americans and diplomats to leave Ukraine, and US citizens are advised not to go to Russia

On January 24, the U.S. State Department granted permission for the voluntary departure ("authorized departure") of U.S. government employees and ordered the departure of family members ("mandatory departure") of U.S. government employees from the embassy in Kiev, according to the U.S. Department of State. Authorized departure gives these workers the opportunity to…

The situation is heating up: Russia is taking out its diplomats from Ukraine and sending troops to Belarus, the US Secretary of State is urgently going to Kiev

Russia has removed nearly 50 people from its consulates in Kiev and Lvov, according to a senior Ukrainian security official. According to him, diplomats from two more Russian consulates in Ukraine are also preparing to leave, Kommersant reports. January 5 Ukraine ...

Moscow is outraged by the US decision to classify Russians as a 'homeless' nation

Moscow is unhappy with the US decision to classify Russians as “homeless” on visa issues, Voice of America reports. Russian authorities on Sunday expressed their dissatisfaction with the US decision to classify Russian citizens applying for US visas as homeless nationals that can apply ...

US Senate Cannot Approve Diplomats Due to Russian 'Nord Stream': How It Is Connected

GOP Senator Ted Cruz has been blocking the approval of State Department officials and foreign ambassadors for months. Why he does it, said the Voice of America. Thus, he is seeking from the administration of US President Joe Biden to impose sanctions against the Northern ...

US senators ask Biden to expel 300 Russian diplomats from America: this could lead to the closure of all consulates

US senators are proposing to expel 300 Russian diplomats due to differences in the embassy, ​​Reuters reported. US Democratic and Republican senators have called on President Joe Biden to expel 300 Russian diplomats from the United States unless Moscow issues new visas for Americans so they can ...

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