'Which would you shut?' Russian DC embassy polls Twitter as Moscow mulls consulate closure response
The tweet includes a poll which gives three choices – the US consulates in St. Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, or Vladivostok. At the time of publishing, almost 3,000 people had voted, with St. Petersburg in the lead on 47 percent of the vote.
The US on Monday announced that it would be closing the Russian consulate in Seattle and expelling 60 Russian diplomats, including 12 at the UN, over the Sergei Skripal case. Western countries have continuously pointed the finger at Russia for the March 4 poisoning of Skripal and his daughter, despite their presenting zero evidence that Moscow was involved and Russia’s having offered its full cooperation.
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