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Russia Reportedly Expels Swedish Envoy


http://gdb.rferl.org/f0348d29-c618-4888-846e-aaee757cc54d_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/f0348d29-c618-4888-846e-aaee757cc54d_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) May 24, 2006 -- Swedish radio said today that Moscow has expelled a Swedish diplomat in retaliation for the arrest of a Russian scientist on suspicion of spying.


The report said the expelled diplomat was a low-level official at the Swedish Embassy in Moscow.


Neither the Swedish nor the Russian Foreign Ministry would comment on the report.


(Reuters)

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