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Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By

If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW! Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you can get assistance in requesting and returning your absentee ...
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Escalation of Violence between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Morgan Ortagus, State Department Spokesperson: The United States is alarmed by reports of large scale military action along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone that has resulted in significant casualties, including civilians. We extend our condolences to the families of those killed and injured. The United States condemns in the strongest terms ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (September 24, 2020)

Location:  Russia Event:  As COVID-19 case numbers continue to rapidly increase in Moscow and Russia, this alert recommends that U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents traveling to or residing in Russia continue to exercise caution to limit exposure to COVID-19. The U.S. Embassy in Moscow and U.S. Consulate General in Yekaterinburg continue to operate with ...
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Statement by Ambassador John J. Sullivan on U.S. Citizen Trevor Reed

September 24, 2020 Today I visited U.S. citizen Trevor Reed at Vodnik prison, following my visit to him last month. As the U.S. Ambassador to Russia, the health, welfare, and treatment of U.S. citizens are my top priorities. I remain concerned by the treatment of some of my fellow citizens held by Russian authorities. I ...
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