The Trump Administration’s ties to Russia boggle the mind once again:

“The firm will operate at the Moscow embassy, as well as U.S. consulates in three other Russian cities. U.S. Marines will still guard the grounds and high security locations of the outposts…

“The U.S. issued the contract to Elite Security after Putin’s order that the U.S. embassy reduce its permanent staff to 455. Elite Security was found to be the only company with proper licensing for all four cities, despite efforts to contract American companies for the job.”

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/360298-us-contracts-company-of-former-kgb-boss-as-security-for-moscow