After a lengthy and emotional ordeal, Akbar “Sonneiko” Butaev and Semion “CemaTheSlayeR” Krivulya have finally got their US visas approved. Both Na’Vi and Vega Squadron have thus managed to secure visas for their entire rosters and will soon travel to Seattle, Washington, for The International 2015.
— Natus Vincere (@natusvincere) July 16, 2015
THAT'S IT! See you at The International! CemaTheSlayer's visa is approved!!! 5/5 we are ready! Special thanks to Senator Maria Cantwell!
— Vega Squadron (@VegaSquadron) July 16, 2015
After the onslaught of denials, Valve has reached out to US Senator Maria Cantwell and asked for help contacting the US Embassy in Moscow, in an effort to provide assistance to both teams.
Photo Credits: Natus Vincere