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Newsline: Japan to expel Russian diplomats

Japan’s Foreign Ministry says it will expel a number of Russian diplomats stationed in the country. Eight Russians, including diplomats, will be expelled, it announced Friday. (https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/Ukraine-war/Ukraine-war-Free-to-read/Ukraine-latest-Japan-to-expel-some-Russian-diplomats) Japan has been cautious about expelling Russian diplomats up to now, but changed course as the U.S. and European countries have moved to punish Russia diplomatically. Tokyo’s decision is likely to prompt Moscow to make tit-for-tat expulsions of Japanese diplomats from Russia.

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