Near the US Consulate General in St. Petersburg (Russia) on Furshtatskaya street Parking was removed, which was dedicated to American diplomats. About it reports TV channel «Russia 24».
On the place where once was a Parking lot, a u-turn and pedestrian crossing.
Parking allegedly «a few years» asked to remove local residents.
According to TV channel, signs an «exclusive Parking» for American diplomats are no more in the Russian Yekaterinburg.
On 11 September the Russian newspaper «Kommersant» wrote with reference to own sources in diplomatic circles that the framework announced by the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov to bring the work of diplomatic missions of the Russian Federation in the United States and the United States in Russia to parity among the missions of the USA in Russia are going to deny a special Parking places.
In December 2016 in the framework of the sanctions package against Russia, U.S. authorities have seized two country residence of Russian diplomats in new York and Maryland. In addition, the U.S. State Department declared persona non grata 35 Russian diplomats.
28 July 2017 in response to the sanctions policy of the USA the Russian side has decided to suspend from 1 August using the USA Embassy in Russia of all storage areas on a Traffic street in Moscow and cottages in the Serebryany Bor. In addition, the US has proposed to reduce the number of American diplomats in Russia.
On August 21, the U.S. Embassy in Russia has said that Washington has stopped issuing nonimmigrant visas throughout the territory of the Russian Federation for an indefinite period.
The speaker of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova called suspension of issuance of visas of the USA a «genocide of ordinary people».
August 31, the US state Department demanded before September 2, to close the Russian Consulate General in San Francisco, as well as consular offices in new York and Washington.
In two cities of Russia American diplomats are deprived of Parking 14.09.2017