Russia to shut Swedish consulate, expel 5 diplomats
Updated 1 week ago ·
Published on 25 May 2023 11:40PM ·
MOSCOW said today it was expelling five Swedish diplomats and closing Russia’s general consulate in Gothenburg and Sweden’s diplomatic mission in Saint Petersburg.
The Russian foreign ministry said that the Swedish ambassador Malena Mard had been summoned and informed of Moscow’s retaliatory measures over her country’s “confrontational course”.
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