List of Countries and Others Expelling Russian Diplomats
(VOA): Two dozen countries including the United States and many European Union states, as well as NATO, have announced they are expelling a total of more than 150 Russian diplomats, in a show of solidarity with Britain over the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in England.
A look at those that have announced the measures, and the number of Russians they have ordered to leave:
UNITED STATES: 60 Russian diplomats expelled; Russian consulate in Seattle ordered closed.
BRITAIN: 23 Russian diplomats expelled.
UKRAINE: 13 Russian diplomats expelled.
NATO: Seven Russian diplomats expelled.
CANADA: Four Russians expelled; 3 applications for additional diplomatic staff being denied.
GERMANY, FRANCE, POLAND: Four Russian diplomats expelled from each country.
MOLDOVA, CZECH REPUBLIC, LITHUANIA: Three Russian diplomats expelled from each country.
SPAIN, NETHERLANDS, DENMARK, ITALY, ALBANIA, AUSTRALIA: Two Russian diplomats expelled from each country.
HUNGARY, SWEDEN, CROATIA, ROMANIA, FINLAND, ESTONIA, IRELAND, NORWAY, MACEDONIA, MONTENEGRO: One Russian diplomat expelled from each country.
LATVIA: One Russian diplomat expelled, plus one Russian representative of a Russian company blacklisted.
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Published Date: Thursday, March 29th, 2018 | 12:45 AM