Russian diplomats lingering near fiber optic cables

Eric Kuhnke eric.kuhnke at
Fri Jun 2 18:22:51 CST 2017

It is no longer in the Westin, or if they've kept an office space it is not
the public facing consulate. The security desk at the lobby frequently has
to deal with confused Russian consular-service seeking people who don't
want to take "no" for an answer when they're told that the consulate has

new address: 600 University St #2510, Seattle, WA 98101

On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 7:15 PM, Joe Hamelin <joe at> wrote:

> The Seattle Russian Embassy is in the Westin Building just 4 floors above
> the fiber meet-me-room and five floors above the NRO tap room.  They use to
> come ask us (an ISP) for IT help back in '96 when they would drag an icon
> too far off the screen in Windows 3.11. We were on the same floor.
> --
> Joe Hamelin, W7COM, Tulalip, WA, +1 (360) 474-7474
> On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 6:08 PM, Brandon Vincent <Brandon.Vincent at>
> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 6:07 PM, Matt Palmer <mpalmer at> wrote:
> > > I think regardless of what you appear to be interested in, hanging
> > around a
> > > beach with a big DSLR is likely to get you on one list or another.
> >
> > "Excuse me, sir! Can you direct us to the naval base in Alameda? It's
> > where they keep the nuclear wessels."
> >

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