Russia to Cut 755 U.S. Diplomats, Staff Amid New Sanctions

31 Jul 2017   Russia, USA

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that the U.S. would have to cut 755 diplomats and staff in the country by September in retaliation for impending U.S. sanctions on Moscow. In an interview with Russian state television, Mr. Putin said the U.S. presence in Russia would be reduced by more than half, following the passage of new sanctions legislation by Congress that has further frayed ties between Moscow and…

Comments are closed.