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Russia Retaliates, Expels 60 American Diplomats After U.S. Action

Tensions between Russia and the West are ratcheting up as the Russian Foreign Ministry announced the expulsion of the officials and the closure of the U.S. consulate in St. Petersburg.

Updated at 2:40 p.m. ET

Days after President Trump of 60 Russian officials from the United States and the closure of the Russian Consulate in Seattle in response to the of a Russian ex-spy and his

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