Russia expels US diplomats

Russia expels 60 US diplomats

Russia announces a mass expulsion of US diplomats and the closure of the US consulate in Saint Petersburg in retaliation to coordinated moves by Western countries to isolate Moscow in the wake of the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.

March 31, 2018
March 31, 2018

UK-Russia standoff deepens as Moscow cuts UK diplomats

Moscow has told Britain it must cut "just over 50" more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia in a worsening standoff over the poisoning of a Russian former spy and his daughter in England, the Russian Foreign Ministry says.

March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018

Russia expels 60 US diplomats

Russia announces a mass expulsion of US diplomats and the closure of the US consulate in Saint Petersburg in retaliation to coordinated moves by Western countries to isolate Moscow in the wake of the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.