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Meeting Readout of Special Envoy for North Korea Mark Lambert in Moscow

Special Envoy for North Korea Mark Lambert met with Ambassador-at-Large Oleg Burmistrov and Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov in Moscow May 17 to discuss continued U.S.-Russia cooperation to achieve the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea. The conversation was candid and constructive. During the meetings, Russian officials provided a readout of the April 25 ...
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Treasury Targets Additional Individuals Involved in the Sergei Magnitsky Case and Gross Violations of Human Rights in Russia

May 16, 2019   Action Further Exposes Those Involved in the Death of Sergei Magnitsky and Its Cover-up, and Highlights the Systemic Human Rights Abuses in Chechnya Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five individuals and one entity pursuant to the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of ...
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Increased Capacity for Nonimmigrant Visa Renewal Applications at U.S. Embassy Moscow

  Beginning May 15, 2019, U.S. Embassy Moscow increased its capacity to accept nonimmigrant visa applications that do not require an in-person interview at the Embassy (Interview Waiver cases) by 100 per day. As a result, the wait to submit an application to renew a nonimmigrant visa consular section without appearing for an interview in Moscow ...
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