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Russia expels more UK diplomats in imprint row

Russia expels more UK diplomats in imprint row

Image copyright EPA/ Yulia Skripal/Facebook Image caption Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, have been in hospital since the attack Russia has told Britain a total of more than 50 of its diplomats will have to leave, amid a deepening row over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in…

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Russia orders extra Western diplomats out

Russia orders extra Western diplomats out

Image copyright AFP Image caption Moscow has described Western expulsions as ‘unfriendly’ Russia has ordered the expulsion of more diplomats from Western countries in a tit-for-tat response over the poisoning of an ex-spy in the UK. The retaliatory measure comes a day after Russia kicked out 60 US diplomats and closed the St Petersburg consulate.…

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Russia expels US diplomats in tit for tat

Russia expels US diplomats in tit for tat

Image copyright EPA Image caption The US Consulate in St Petersburg is to be closed Russia has expelled 60 US diplomats and closed the St Petersburg consulate in a tit-for-tat response to US action over a spy poisoning case in the UK. Russia’s foreign minister said other countries that expelled Russians could expect a “symmetrical”…

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US to expel 60 Russian diplomats

US to expel 60 Russian diplomats

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Russia had been expecting diplomatic expulsions in response to the attack The United States and its European allies are expelling dozens of Russian diplomats in a co-ordinated response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the UK. It is said to be the largest collective expulsion of…

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Russian diplomats leave amid look row

Russian diplomats leave amid look row

Image caption Russian diplomatic staff and their families flew out of the UK on Tuesday Russian diplomats and their families have left the UK in an expulsion following the the Salisbury spy attack. Diplomatic vehicles drove them from the embassy in London to Stansted Airport, where they boarded a plane to Moscow. The UK expelled…

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Russia to expel 23 British diplomats

Russia to expel 23 British diplomats

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Britain’s ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow, was summoned to Russia’s foreign ministry Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats amid tensions over the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter in the UK. The Russian foreign ministry said staff from the UK’s Moscow embassy would be expelled…

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