//Russia expels ten US diplomats, gives them month to leave

Russia expels ten US diplomats, gives them month to leave

The Russian Foreign Ministry declared ten employees of the US Embassy in Russia persona non grata. US Deputy Ambassador to Moscow, Bart Gorman, received the corresponding note on Wednesday, April 21. 
According to Russian Foreign Ministry representatives, the US diplomats were ordered to leave the country by the end of the day on May 21, TASS reports.
The news about the upcoming expulsion of US diplomats became known last week, when Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that it would be Russia’s response to the expulsion of ten 10 employees of Russian diplomatic institutions from the United States.