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Message to U.S. Citizens – U. S. Mission Russia

Location: U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg, Russia Event: Suspension of Consular Services – As of April 1, 2021 Consulate General Yekaterinburg no longer provides consular services, including U.S. citizens services such as passport issuance, notarial services, and consular reports of birth abroad. Please visit our U.S. Mission Russia website in order to schedule a U.S. citizens services appointment with the ...
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Statement from the Consul General on the Suspension of Operations at U.S. Consulate General, Vladivostok

In March 2020, the U.S. Consulate General Vladivostok suspended operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  When my team and I departed, it was our sole wish to return to Vladivostok as soon as practical, to continue the work of providing services to U.S. and Russian citizens in Russia’s Far East and to strengthen the people-to-people ...
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Statement from Consul General Amy Storrow – U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg

The United States has informed the Government of the Russian Federation that operations at the U.S. Consulate General in Yekaterinburg will remain open instead of being suspended, as had been previously announced in December 2020.  However, the consulate will cease offering visa and American Citizen Services because of the severe limitations on the number of Russian visas for U.S. diplomatic personnel.  This decision was made following a lengthy review of ...
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Statement from U.S. Ambassador John J. Sullivan

April 1, 2021 The United States has informed the Government of the Russian Federation that the U.S. Consulate General in Vladivostok will remain in suspended status.  The U.S. Consulate General in Yekaterinburg will remain open. However, it will suspend visa and American citizen services as of April 1, 2021.  This decision was made in close ...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken On Release of the 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

"President Biden has committed to putting human rights back at the center of American foreign policy, and that’s a commitment that I and the entire Department of State take very seriously.  We will bring to bear all the tools of our diplomacy to defend human rights and hold accountable perpetrators of abuse.  The reports we’re releasing today are just one way to ...
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