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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Editor: Your article headlined "Bad Movie? U.S. blocks Filmmaker's Visa" (April 21) brought to light incompetence on the part of the visa section of the U.S. Embassy. While Russia is making a painful attempt toward democracy, we U.S. citizens living and working in Russia have to tolerate employees in the visa section of our embassy whose parents either dropped them on their heads as babies or had to undergo mandatory frontal lobo-tomies to obtain their positions in the bureaucracy. Let's hope a little perestroika will make its way to our embassy's visa section. It is high time for them to differentiate between holidays and permanent immigration. Seth Godfrey Moscow