US directs Russia to close three diplomatic posts - Financial Times

The US is requiring Russia to close down three embassy posts across the country in a retaliatory move that escalates a diplomatic stand-off and exposes fractured relations between the two adversaries. The US said it had “fully implemented” a July ...

US retaliates against Russia, orders closure of consulate, annexes - Reuters Canada

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has told Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco and buildings in Washington and New York that house trade missions, the State Department said on Thursday, in retaliation for Moscow cutting the U.S. ...

US says Russian relationship in 'downward spiral' - Centre Daily Times

The United States ordered Moscow to close a consulate in San Francisco in retaliation for the Kremlin's decision to force Washington to downsize its presence in Russia. The State Department announced Thursday that the consulate, along with a facility ...

US Shuts Down Russia's Consulate in San Francisco - TIME

(WASHINGTON) — In an escalating tit-for-tat, the United States forced Russia on Thursday to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and scale back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York, as relations between the two former Cold War foes ...