Russia Will Expel Diplomats in Retaliation for U.S. Sanctions

The Russian government announced the expulsion of 10 diplomats and a travel ban for some U.S. officials in a response to sanctions.

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Biden’s Plan to Link Arms With Europe Against Russia and China Isn’t So Simple

The new president’s vow to restore the trans-Atlantic alliance is welcome, but Europeans want a more balanced relationship, with more dialogue and less diktat.

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Pompeo Says He and Military Warned Russia on Bounties for Killing U.S. Troops

The secretary of state’s acknowledgment came as a new detail surfaced about the intelligence that led to the C.I.A. assessment.

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Pompeo Warned Russia Against Bounties on U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is said to have sternly discussed payouts and red lines in a telephone call with Sergey V. Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister.

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