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Newsline: Russian envoy pledges to retaliate if Warsaw embassy cannot work

Russia will retaliate against Poland if its embassy in Warsaw stops working because it cannot receive fresh funds from Moscow, its ambassador warned. “We have some cash reserves, but they are not unlimited and unless the situation changes, after some time it may so happen that we shall not be in a position to pay our bills,” Sergiy Andreev, 63, told Reuters. (https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/russia-will-retaliate-if-its-warsaw-embassy-cannot-work-russian-envoy-says-2022-04-19/) In March, Poland expelled 45 Russian diplomats over allegations of working for Russian intelligence and blocked the embassy’s bank accounts. Moscow, which dismissed the accusations as baseless, retaliated in kind.

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