A "First Step": Trump Administration Expels 60 Russian Nationals

A "First Step": Trump Administration Expels 60 Russian NationalsThe administration Monday also announced the shuttering of the Russian consulate in Seattle, and reserved the right for further action. The Trump administration on Monday ordered the expulsion, within the next seven days, of sixty Russian nationals assessed to be “spies” and “intelligence officers.” Said one senior administration official: “These individuals who are being sent back to Russia . . . Monday marks the latest round of censure of Moscow from Washington, following the chemical attack in London in early March, for which Western allies have roundly blamed the Russian government, although the Kremlin vociferously denies involvement.

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