Washington Post

Trump administration orders three Russian diplomatic facilities in US closed

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WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has ordered three Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States closed following the expulsion of American diplomats from Russia, the State Department said Thursday.

Last month, Russia demanded that the U.S. diplomatic presence there be reduced by hundreds of people. In retaliation, the State Department has ordered the Russian government to close its consulate general in San Francisco, California, a chancery annex in Washington, District of Columbia, and a consular annex in New York City. These closures must be complete by Saturday...

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