WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States joined Britain’s allies in Europe and around the world on Monday in expelling scores of suspected Russian spies in an unprecedented response to a nerve agent attack.
At least 114 alleged agents working under diplomatic cover were ordered out by 21 governments, dwarfing similar measures in even the most notorious Cold War spying disputes, and marking a British diplomatic victory.
Washington led the way, ordering out 60 Russians, in a new blow to US-Russia ties less than a week after President Donald Trump congratulated Vladimir Putin on his re-election.
Canada, Ukraine, Albania, Australia, and most European Union states …read more
Source: The Manila Times