The United States Embassy in Russia urged all Americans to exit the country this week as the Kremlin prepares to mobilize upwards of 300,000 reservists to fight in Ukraine, the largest draft since World War 2.
“Russia may refuse to acknowledge dual nationals’ U.S. citizenship, deny their access to U.S. consular assistance, prevent their departure from Russia, and conscript dual nationals for military service,” the embassy warned Tuesday.
“Those residing or traveling in Russia should depart Russia immediately while limited commercial travel options remain,” the statement released by the embassy added.
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