Entered into force a ban on the access of U.S. diplomats to the country and the warehouse in Moscow

© RIA Novosti / Vinogradov Dmitrijevas the US Embassy in Russia with ownership of warehouses on a Traffic street in Moscow. July 31, 2017Entered into force a ban on the access of U.S. diplomats to the country and the warehouse in Moscow© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Vinogradov

Imposed by the Russian authorities ban on the use of the American Embassy warehouse space on a Traffic street in Moscow and the Embassy dacha in Serebryany Bor entered into force. This step became the answer of Moscow on the withdrawal at the end of 2016, the Russian diplomatic property in the United States, as well as the developed United States new anti-sanctions.

The warehouse, which is still used by the American Embassy, located in an industrial area on a Traffic street in the area South Chertanovo, near the metro stations «Prague» and «Street of academician Jangelja». This is a great light green hangar area more than 2 thousand square meters. Flags of the United States or identification signs not here, except for the address written on a brick wall. Since the announcement of the Russian foreign Ministry response trucks with diplomatic license plates took out things from the warehouse. As told RIA Novosti the guards nearby warehouse organizations, most of the stuff was taken in the middle of last week.

As for the garden of the U.S. Embassy in Serebryany Bor, in the Internet you can find a lot of photos from different events and picnics that were held there by Embassy staff. In the photo well dressed people drinking cocktails and cut the cake in the form of the American flag. The party was held under the flags of the United States and with American symbols.

The head of the press service of the Embassy of the United States Mary Olson July 31, said RIA Novosti that the diplomats have two days do not have access to dacha in Serebryany Bor, the Embassy on Tuesday will appeal to the Russian officials about this. According to Reuters, the group of cars with diplomatic plates on Monday, it was forbidden to travel to the country.How do you assess the Russian response to a bill of the US sanctions?

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    The reaction is too soft

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    The answer is too hard

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    Russia responded adequately

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said earlier that the staff of the U.S. mission in Russia is the same as the staff of the diplomatic mission of Russia in America by 455 people on each side. The result of the 755 employees of the American Embassy will have to stop work in Russia. The U.S. state Department considered Moscow’s actions unjustified and promised to respond to them. The Russian foreign Ministry on 28 July urged the United States until September 1 to bring the number of diplomats and technical staff of the diplomatic mission in Moscow in accordance with the number of employees of the Russian diplomatic missions in the United States.

In addition, Russia from August 1 to suspend the use of the U.S. Embassy’s warehouse space on the Road outside and the Embassy dacha in Serebryany Bor. Relevant notes were presented to the head of the us diplomatic mission, John Tefft. The U.S. Ambassador said it «deeply regrets» undertaken by Moscow’s measures.