USA “virtually ceased” issuing visas to Russians


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Question the arrival of the relatives of the drowned in the United States Russian has not been resolved, since the us “virtually ceased” to issue visas to citizens of Russia, even for humanitarian cases. About it reports RIA Novosti, citing the Consul General in Houston Alexander Pisarev.

“Now them like that will not come – the Americans do not give a visa… Until the issue is resolved. I doubt that they will have the opportunity to leave St. Petersburg because Americans are actually the issuing of visas was stopped, including humanitarian cases,” said Pisarev.

According to him, it is possible that the body of the deceased was sent to Russia without the presence of relatives. It is expected that this issue will deal with the insurance company. The Consulate General also expressed readiness to provide the necessary assistance.

On the death of Russian became known earlier, on August 30. It was noted that the 20-year-old Alexander Barrows from St. Petersburg and about 30 foreign tourists rented three boats-pontoon and went to one of the bays of the reservoir. A few people decided to swim, but not wearing lifejackets and began to sink due to the rising wind. The investigation carried out by local service.

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