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on December 30, 2016 in World News

Russia’s Putin decides not to expel US diplomats

Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided not to expel US diplomats in reprisal for Washington’s recent sanctions. “We will not create problems for U.S. diplomats. We will not expel anybody,” Putin said in a statement on Friday. Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov proposed to expel 35 US diplomats in retaliation for a similar move by Washington. The ministry also asked President Putin to ban diplomats from using a holiday home located in western Moscow and a warehouse in the north of the Russian capital in reaction to US President Barack Obama’s decision to close two Russian compounds. On...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided not to expel US diplomats in reprisal for Washington’s recent sanctions. “We will not create problems for U.S. diplomats. We will not expel anybody,” Putin said in a statement on Friday. Earlier, Russian...

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