Despite the apparent calm at the US embassy in Moscow, Friday, US officials were busy inside their offices following Russia's retaliation against further US sanctions.
Russian authorities have stated that the US must cut the number of diplomatic staff in the country to 455 personnel by September 1, and halt their usage of summer houses in Serebryany Bor and embassy storage facilities on... Еще Dorozhnaya Street in Moscow by August 1.
Moscow's decision comes after Congress passed a bill that imposes new economic sanctions against Russia, targeting mining, defence, and shipping industries among others. US President Donald Trump must first sign off on the bill before it is fully implemented.
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