To Russia, With Love

His Master’s Voice
(Hat tip: @pacelatin)

In case anyone other than Comrade Trump is interested in what it looks like when a Russian consulate is closed (and we know he is not interested), here’s the move-out in Seattle. It’s from my neighborhood blog.

“It was moving day at Seattle’s Russian Consular Residence where diplomats, workers, and their families spent the morning packing belongings, gear, and equipment into a small convoy of trucks waiting in the alley. Meanwhile, the Russian flag still flew above the historic Hyde mansion.

“The personal scenes of moving out played out under the swirl of geopolitical intrigue that  has touched down here at E Madison and 38th Ave E. In March, CHS reported on the Trump administration’s expulsion of Russian diplomats in response to an alleged Kremlin-backed nerve agent attack on a former spy in the United Kingdom. As part of the diplomatic crackdown, the White House also ordered the closure of Russia’s Seattle consulate in Seattle’s downtown One Union Square over spying concerns.”

Pictures at the blog, and much more detail. It’s sort of fascinating.

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2 Responses to To Russia, With Love

  1. M. Bouffant says:

    Madison Park, my old stomping grounds! We lived closer to the lake than the Russkies. Neener neener.

    I see they were very close to the gated enclave of Broadmoor. Hmmm …

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  2. YellowDog says:

    A picture is worth a thousand words, or some good R&B.

    Like

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