Journalists staged a vigil beside taken from the U.S. Embassy staff warehouses

Continued: furniture and Loaded the truck left the cottage of the U.S. Embassy in Silverpine forest

Several journalists staged a vigil near the warehouse on Road street in Moscow, which since the beginning of August restricted the access of employees of the American Embassy. On Tuesday, August 1, reports “Interfax”.

According to estimates of the correspondent of Agency, the situation on the ground is calm, diplomatic staff or law enforcement personnel no. The gates to the territory of the warehouses locked, guarded by dog.

July 28, the Russian foreign Ministry has banned employees of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow to use warehouse space on the Road outside, and a cottage in the Silver forest. In addition, the Agency suggested that by September 1 to reduce the total number of staff employed in diplomatic missions of the United States in the country, to 455. This figure corresponds to the number of Russian diplomats and employees of technical personnel in the United States.

Measures have been taken after July 27, the U.S. Senate approved a bill on sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. The document was supported by 98 senators out of 100. The draft law sent for signature to President Donald Trump. It includes a number of restrictions including a reduction to 14 days the maximum period of financing under sanctions from the banks, and up to 30 days for oil and gas companies.

At the end of December last year, the outgoing administration of US President Barack Obama declared persona non grata 35 Russian diplomats. In addition, the Russian depravation closed access to two residential complexes, the so — called suburban dachas of Russia’s permanent mission in new York and the Russian Embassy in Washington.