U.S. Expels 60 Russian Officials In Wake Of Former Spy's Poisoning

U.S. Expels 60 Russian Officials In Wake Of Former Spy's Poisoning

3:20pm Mar 26, 2018
The Russian Embassy is viewed in Washington, D.C., on March 26, 2018. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
  • The Russian Embassy is viewed in Washington, D.C., on March 26, 2018. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

  • U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin testifies during a hearing on March 15, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The Trump administration expelled 60 Russian diplomats Monday and ordered Russia’s consulate in Seattle to close, as the United States and European nations seek to jointly punish Moscow for its alleged role in poisoning an ex-spy in Britain.

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