Contents tagged with Expulsion of Russian diplomats

  • German MPs: Expulsion of Russian diplomats from EU was done in a rush

    Representatives of the German Bundestag’s Left have criticized the decision made by Berlin and various other EU states to expel their Russian diplomats in connection with the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal in the UK. On Monday March 26, Foreign Policy Committee member Stefan Liebich from The Left party said that the expulsion of diplomats was “a wrong step, which needlessly exacerbates the escalation”.

    Berlin should make a greater effort to collaborate in the investigation, Liebich …

  • Austria refuses to expel Russian diplomats because of the Skripal case

    Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz stated that Austria would not expel its Russian diplomats over the Skripal poisoning incident in Britain.

    Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Julia were poisoned nearly to death near London with a Soviet-era-made nerve agent known as Novichok. The British government highly suspects that Russia was responsible for this attempted assassination on British soil.

    Chancellor Kurz made his country’s position clear with a post on Twitter. "We support …