The reported deadline passed for the closure of the Russian Consulate General in Seattle, Wednesday. The Samuel Hyde House in Madison Park, which has long served as the residence of the Russian Consulate General, was to be vacated at one minute before midnight on April 24. Following the closure, the Russian Consulate General in Seattle will lose its diplomatic status. The closure was... Еще announced by the US administration amid the diplomatic row with the US and UK, following the Sergei Skripal poisoning case. Russia has denied all allegations it was involved in the incident.