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July 29, 2017

Russia expels US diplomats in retaliation for sanctions bill

By Michael Morrissey

On Friday, amid a collapse in relations between the world’s two leading nuclear-armed powers triggered by the US Senate’s passage by a lopsided 98-2 vote of a sanctions bill targeting Russia, Moscow ordered hundreds of US diplomats to leave the country. The Russian government indicated it has concluded that the US political establishment is seeking a confrontation with Russia, which has the world's second-largest nuclear arsenal.

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On Friday, amid a collapse in relations between the world’s two leading nuclear-armed powers triggered by the US Senate’s passage by a lopsided 98-2 vote of a sanctions bill targeting Russia, Moscow ordered hundreds of US diplomats to leave the country. The Russian government indicated it has concluded that the US political establishment is seeking a confrontation with Russia, which has the world's second-largest nuclear arsenal.



Submitters Website: https://sites.google.com/site/michaeldavidmorrissey/

Submitters Bio:

Former teacher, born in the US but longtime resident of Germany. Author of "Looking for the Enemy," "The Transparent Conspiracy," et al.


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