We asked experts about the latest expulsions and and what's next for Russia and the U.S.
By Associated Press
LONDON — Australia, Ireland, NATO and Moldova on Tuesday joined the wave of nations and groups expelling Russian diplomats over the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain. Russia denounced the actions as "boorish" and pledged to retaliate.
Including the U.S., over a dozen countries announced expulsions on Monday of more than 100 Russian diplomats accused of being intelligence officials, in a united attempt to isolate and punish Russia for the alleged poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei…
In our news wrap Monday, the death toll in a Russian shopping mall fire rose to 64. Investigators are asking why fire escapes were blocked and a movie theater was locked shut. Also, there's word the United Arab Emirates may…
By PBS NewsHour
Sixty Russian diplomats are being kicked out of the U.S. in a bid to punish the Kremlin for an attack on a former Russian spy in the UK. Is that the right response? Nick Schifrin gets reaction from two former…
By Associated Press
The four being expelled have been identified as intelligence officers or individuals who have used their diplomatic status to "undermine Canada's security or interfere in our democracy."…
The German foreign ministry said in a statement that the move was part of a joint European response to the Skripal case.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
The move was one of the most significant actions President Donald Trump's administration has taken to date to push back on Moscow and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
By Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press
The fire at the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo, a city about 1,900 miles east of Moscow, was extinguished by Monday morning after burning through the night. Firefighters were still recovering bodies as parts of the buildings were still smoldering.
By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press
President Donald Trump was warned in briefing materials to refrain from congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election, but he did so anyway, a senior administration official said Wednesday.
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