Russia Expels 60 U.S. Diplomats, Says Will Expel Others in Response to Expulsions from EU Nations as Well

Russia has announced the expulsion of sixty American diplomats in response to a similar measure announced by the U.S. earlier this week. The Russian Foreign Ministry also announced the closing of the U.S. consulate in St. Petersburg, Russia.

“US Ambassador …

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Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats in Response to England’s Actions

Russia has expelled twenty-three British diplomats in retaliation for the expulsion of twenty-three Russian diplomats by Great Britain, last week over the alleged assassination attempt of a Russian ex-pat living in England since 2010.

“Russia’s response doesn’t change the facts …

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Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley Makes Clear U.S. Blames Russia for Chemical Poisoning in Great Britain

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley blamed Russia for a chemical attack carried out against a Russian ex-patriot living in England since 2010 and said that U.S. is standing in unity with its long-time ally, Great Britain.

“Let me …

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British PM May Expels 23 Russian Diplomats in Biggest Diplomatic Row Since Cold War

The United Kingdom responded forcefully to a suspected chemical attack carried out against a Russian ex-patriot living in England since 2010, today.  Sixty-six-year-old Sergey Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia, were found slumped on a bench in Salisbury, a cathedral …

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In Makings of International Incident, British Prime Minister Theresa May Accuses Russia of Attempted Assassination of Ex-Pat on British Soil

British Prime Minister Theresa May says her government has concluded that the substance used to poison a Russian ex-patriot on British soil last week was a nerve agent stockpiled in the Soviet Union during the Cold War, leading her to …

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Former Russian Spy, Daughter, Believed to Been Poisoned with Deadly Nerve Agent in England

A 66-year-old former Russian spy and his 33-year-old daughter have been hospitalized with a serious illness in England.  Sergey Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, have been hospitalized in Salisbury, a cathedral city in Wilshire, England, about ninety miles southwest of …

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