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Only 5 employees remain in Russian Consulate of New York

Updated: Mar 5, 2022

Unfortunately the United States and Russian relationship continues to deteriorate on the diplomatic front. Sputnik news reported that for the first time in its history, The Russian Consulate General in New York only has five employees remaining.

Sergey Ovsyannikov reiterated his frustration and blamed the United States for these reductions. "We are left with only four employees, not counting the consul. Five families left in the month of January and a total of four people are remaining now.

What does this mean for you? Ultimately, if you need a Russian Visa to travel you should plan in advance and not wait until the last minute as processing delays may result from this staff reduction. If you have any questions or need assistance with your Russian Visa, please reach out to us so we can help you! -

Russian Consulate of New York

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