Zakharova: the staff closed the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in the United States are considered employees of the Embassy

The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova © Vyacheslav Prokofyev/TASS TASS, September 3. The staff of the Consulate General (CG) of the Russian Federation in San Francisco, closed by the US authorities, listed as employees of the Embassy and will remain in that capacity until 1 October. This was reported by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on his page in Facebook on Sunday. “From 1 September, the Russian side has notified US that all group employees are considered employees of the Embassy, sent to San Francisco. Before October 1 (the date that the state Department has designated as the last day when our staff can live in the residential part of the Consulate) they will be in this quality,” said Zakharov, noting that the former employees of the Consulate General remains diplomatic immunity.

Sharapova out of US Open

Maria Sharapova Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova lost to the representative of Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova in the match of the 4th round of the US Open championship (US Open) and left the tournament. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”. The meeting was held on Sunday, 3 September, and ended with the victory of Sevastopol in three sets— 5:7, 6:4, 6:2. The rivals have met on the court 2 hours and 16 minutes. Sevastova advanced to the quarterfinals of the US Open and will play American Sloane Stephens, appeared stronger German Julia Gerges. Sharapova got to the tournament and get a wild card (special invitation) organizers. 30-year-old Sharapova, a five-time winner of the tournament series “Grand slam”. The Russian won the U.S. Open in 2006. The US Open is held in new York from 28 August to 9 September. The total prize Fund of the competition is 50.4 million dollars.

The United States expressed readiness to “massive military response” to the threat of the DPRK

US forces are ready to give a “massive military response” in the event of a threat to American territories or allies of Washington from North Korea. This was stated by the head of the Pentagon James Mattis, reports Reuters. “It will be effective and overwhelming response,” he said, adding that the United States did not seek the complete destruction of North Korea. At the end held in the White house emergency meeting under the leadership of the President of the United States Donald trump is dedicated to previously conducted nuclear test in the DPRK, Mattis said that the President was given the options of military action against Pyongyang. However, he clarified that the US has “plenty of options” solution to the current situation. Earlier, the Minister of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said that his Department is developing a new package of sanctions against the DPRK, including a full trade embargo.

The police in San Francisco have cordoned off the official part of the Consulate General of Russia

The Consulate General of Russia in San Francisco The service section of the Consulate General of Russia in San Francisco controlled by the US authorities and cordoned off by police. On Sunday, September 3, reported RIA Novosti Consul General Sergey Petrov. He said that in the domestic premises continue to live the consular officers. According to him, they were allowed to remain there until his departure, while they put the deadline on the first of October. “In fact, we were evicted from their apartment, and the us admits,” the diplomat said, adding that “what is happening is beyond the scope of the international legal and just legal norms.” Petrov said that now the employees of the Consulate will close all current administrative Affairs. The Consul General advised Russian citizens “not to worry, and if there’s nothing urgent, to wait a month or two until the situation is clarified”. He said

In the state Duma came up with a response to the new measures of Ukraine

Photo: RIA Novosti Moscow may demand from Ukrainian citizens to pre-inform about the arrival to Russia. With this statement made by the Chairman of the Duma Committee on Affairs of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Eurasian integration and relations with compatriots Leonid Kalashnikov. On it informs Agency “Interfax”. Kalashnikov said that he opposes the introduction of biometric border control for Ukrainian citizens, as it will only complicate the communication between people. September 1 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko introduced in 2018 biometric control for foreigners at the borders. The head of state demanded to develop methods of advance notification of the foreigners entry to Ukraine and to contribute to the list of migration risk countries Russia. In Parliament there have been calls to introduce to the Russian visa regime. In Moscow promised to answer all such actions of Kiev in return.

Russian foreign Ministry alarmed by Kiev’s willingness to allow a “force scenario” in the Donbass

Photo: CC BY-SA 2.0 / Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Moscow alarmed by Kiev’s readiness to pick up signals about the permissibility of “power scripts” in the Donbass. This is stated in the commentary of the Russian foreign Ministry in connection with the past at the end of August the Ukrainian-Croatian contacts on “the return of uncontrolled territories”. “Mention of any “forcible scenarios” in relation to the Donbas appear most flawed and immoral now, in the first days of confirmed in “Norman” format “school” truce”, — is spoken in the message. The foreign Ministry regrets that the screen representations about “good intentions” and “the need to restore mutual confidence” in the conflict zones again sounded dangerous thesis about the “forced” and “permissibility” of “methods for peaceful reintegration”. “A lot of the concern is the fact that in Kiev readily pick up such signals, pointedly ignoring their own clearly stated commitments

Died guitarist of Steely Dan, Walter Becker

Died guitarist of Steely Dan, Walter Becker American musician, guitarist of Steely Dan Walter Becker died at the age of 67, according to the website of the contractor. Causes of death not specified. Walter Becker was born 20 February 1950 in new York city. The band Steely Dan, he co-founded with musician Donald Feige in 1970. After 11 years the band broke up. A year Feige released a solo album, and Becker after the band became a music producer. In 1993, Becker and Feige again started to speak as part of Steely Dan. After the reunion, the band released two new albums, one of which received four Grammy awards. During the download an error has occurred.

Traffic on Savvinskaya embankment will be closed until September 7

Traffic on Savvinskaya embankment will be closed until September 7 Work on the embankment is carried out in the framework of the improvement under the program “My street”. In them will take part more than 360 people. On Savvinskaya embankment to 6:00 p.m. September 7 will completely block the movement of vehicles. This is due to the transfer of utilities and significant reduction in the Foundation level of the roadway. Work carried out in the framework of the improvement under the program “My street”. Here will execute the milling of the existing pavement area 34 of 285 square meters and dismantle concrete base (27 428 square meters). In addition, the promenade will establish 173 148 doederleini and observation wells. Work will be done by laying lower and then the upper layer of asphalt pavement on a square 34 of 285 square meters. The clock on Savvinskaya embankment will employ more

Sharapova out of US Open

Maria Sharapova Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova lost to the representative of Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova in the match of the 4th round of the US Open championship (US Open) and left the tournament. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”. The meeting was held on Saturday, September 3, and ended with the victory of Sevastopol in three sets— 5:7, 6:4, 6:2. The rivals have met on the court 2 hours and 16 minutes. Sevastova advanced to the quarterfinals of the US Open and will play American Sloane Stephens, appeared stronger German Julia Gerges. Sharapova got to the tournament and get a wild card (special invitation) organizers. 30-year-old Sharapova, a five-time winner of the tournament series “Grand slam”. The Russian won the U.S. Open in 2006. The US Open is held in new York from 28 August to 9 September. The total prize Fund of the competition is 50.4 million dollars.

The police in San Francisco have cordoned off the official part of the Consulate General of Russia

The Consulate General of Russia in San Francisco The service section of the Consulate General of Russia in San Francisco controlled by the US authorities and cordoned off by police. On Sunday, September 3, reported RIA Novosti Consul General Sergey Petrov. He said that in the domestic premises continue to live the consular officers. According to him, they were allowed to remain there until his departure, while they put the deadline on the first of October. “In fact, we were evicted from their apartment, and the us admits,” the diplomat said, adding that “what is happening is beyond the scope of the international legal and just legal norms.” Petrov said that now the employees of the Consulate will close all current administrative Affairs. The Consul General advised Russian citizens “not to worry, and if there’s nothing urgent, to wait a month or two until the situation is clarified”. He said

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