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In an interview with TV channel “Rain” Zakharova said that the US authorities have begun to tighten visa procedures, citizens of Russia long before Moscow demanded to reduce the staff of the us diplomatic mission in Russia.
According to her, the review period for a U.S. visa was increased from 10 to 50 days and about four to five months ago.
Recall, the US temporarily suspended the issuance neimigratsionnaya visas to Russians until 1 September. From September 1, visa issuance will be carried out only at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, whereas previously they were at the consulates in Saint-Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Vladivostok. In addition, significantly increase the period for consideration of applications.