So this means that if an American wants to divorce a Russian citizen he can't go and do this at the Russian consulate here? In his own country ? If this service only available to ado Russian citizen then it means I won't be able to do it at any embassy. I need to know 100 percent what I can do. I want to move on with my life.
Correct, you cannot get divorce in Russian Consulate. You can just sign a power of attorney in Russian Consulate, and I will divorce you in Russian court.
I am handling more than 100 international divorces every year. All my clients live outside of Russia. Like everyone, you can sign the power of attorney in Russian consulate or in front of notary public with apostille. So, you can sign the power of attorney in any Russian Consulate overseas or by notary with apostille.