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Monday, November 20, 2017

American diplomats told the Russians to get visas to other countries


Citizens of Russia can obtain a visa not only in Moscow but also in any other countries where the deadlines are less than in the Russian capital. On Wednesday said the U.S. Embassy.


photo: Gennady Cherkasov

Russian citizens, like citizens of other countries can apply for a visa at the US consulates in any country of the world”, – said the Agency American diplomats, Recalling that U.S. laws do not forbid the Russians to apply for visa in another country.

Recall from 1 September issuance of U.S. visas to Russia will be carried out only in Moscow, earlier they were also issued in the Consulate General of the USA in St.-Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Vladivostok.

USA explained the decision to issue visas only in Moscow, demanding the Russian authorities, which are obliged to reduce the size of the us diplomatic mission on the territory of the Russian Federation to 755.

As a result, the waiting period for visa Visitor Visa will average 85 calendar days, a student visa is 36 calendar days, applicants for other types of non-immigrant visas will have to wait an average of 53 calendar days.

A blow to the elite, who would hurt to tighten the rules for issuing us visas

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