The US State Department has ordered the closure of the Russian Consulate in San Francisco, along with two annexes within the next two days. The move threatens to take relations between Washington and Moscow to a new low. Washington is defending the move as a straightforward return to diplomatic parity with Moscow. Analysts told RT the decision to shut down the consulate was immature, and Russia’s new ambassador to the US faces a tough job ahead.RT’s Jacqueline Vouga has details.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c... Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT Listen to us on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rttv RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
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