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Smoke seen billowing from Russia consulate Trump ordered closed - The Hill (blog)

Smoke was seen Friday pouring from a chimney on the roof of the Russian consulate in San Fransisco that President Trump ordered closed by Saturday. The Trump administration on Thursday ordered Russia to close the consulate — and annexes in Washington ...and more »

Trump ramps up Russia tension with consulate shutdown - The Hill

The Trump administration has retaliated against Russia for expelling American diplomats by shuttering Russia's oldest consulate in the United States along with two annexes, the latest sign of tensions between Washington and Moscow rising despite Trump ...and more »

US orders closing of Russian consulate in San Francisco -

In an escalating tit-for-tat, on Thursday the U.S. forced Russia 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 continued to unravel. The ...and more »

Russia releases videos of alleged 'illegal actions' by US at its diplomatic posts - ABC News

Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs blasted America's seizure of three Russian diplomatic posts on Sunday, calling the actions an "outrageous move" that the country treats as "a blatantly hostile act," while releasing videos of what it is calling ...and more »

US orders Russia to close diplomatic offices in three cities - Los Angeles Times

Responding to a Russian government demand to drastically slash its diplomatic staff in Russia, the Trump administration Thursday ordered Moscow to close three of its consular offices in the United States. Russia will be required to close its Consulate ...and more »

In ongoing tit for tat, Russia protests 'illegitimate' search of its closed Washington compound - ABC News

Russia has summoned the top U.S. envoy in Moscow to issue a note of protest regarding an “illegitimate” search that officials there allege the U.S. plans at the country's diplomatic facility in Washington, which is set to be shuttered today. Interested ...and more »

In Retaliation, US Orders Russia to Close Consulate in San Francisco - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration ordered Russia on Thursday to close its consulate in San Francisco and two diplomatic annexes, in New York and Washington, in a carefully calculated riposte to Russia's order that the United States cut its ...and more »

Fire Spotted at Russian Diplomatic Building in DC - Foreign Policy (blog)

A fire could be seen burning in the back of the Russian diplomatic building in Washington Friday evening, just one day after President Donald Trump ordered Moscow to scale back its diplomatic presence in the United States. The Trade Representative of ...and more »

Trump administration orders three Russian diplomatic facilities in US closed - Washington Post

The Trump administration has ordered three Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States closed following the expulsion of American diplomats from Russia, the State Department said Thursday. Last month, Russia demanded that the U.S. diplomatic ...and more »

US security services to search Russian consulate in San Francisco on Saturday – Moscow - RT

Russia's foreign ministry has said US security services intend to conduct searches in the building of the Russian consulate in San Francisco on September 2. "Alongside the yet another raid on expensive objects of Russian state property, which [the US ...and more »