The procedure is suspended indefinitely.

USA will stop issuing non-immigration visas on the territory of Russia. About it reports a press-service of the U.S. Embassy in Russia on Monday, August 21.

“In connection with the measures taken by the Russian Federation to limit the number of employees of the U.S. mission in Russia, beginning August 23, 2017, the procedure for issuing nonimmigrant visas for the whole of Russia will be suspended,” the statement says.

The Embassy added that the procedure for issuing non-immigrant visas at the consulates of the USA in Russia will be suspended indefinitely. However, on 1 September 2017, this procedure will be resumed in Moscow.

It is reported that previously scheduled appointments will be cancelled. Those who have already applied for visa USA, will report on how they will be able to reschedule .

We will remind, Russia in response to the approval by Congress of new sanctions against Russia retaliated, demanding before September 1, massively to reduce the number of American diplomats, to equalize them with the number of Russian diplomats in the United States. As part of new measures against the United States to leave Russia will have 755 American diplomats.