Putin says U.S. must cut 755 diplomatic staff, more measures possible

Putin says U.S. must cut 755 diplomatic staff, more measures possibleBy Polina Devitt and Yeganeh Torbati MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said the United States would have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people and that Moscow could consider additional measures against Washington as a response to new U.S. sanctions approved by Congress. Moscow ordered the United States on Friday to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two U.S. diplomatic properties after the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate overwhelmingly approved new sanctions on Russia.



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