- Russia expels 34 French, 27 Spanish, and 24 Italian diplomats in a tit-for-tat move
- Ukrainian and Russian officials say peace negotiations have stagnated
- EU announces funding to help bloc move away from Russian fossil fuels
- Finland and Sweden submit NATO membership applications
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Russia expels French, Italian, Spanish diplomats
The Russian Foreign Ministry says it is expelling scores of diplomats from several European countries in a retaliatory move to their expulsions of Russian diplomatic personnel.
Moscow said it was expelling 34 “employees of French diplomatic missions” in a tit-for-tat move.
In a statement, the Russian Foreign Ministry said 27 employees of the Spanish embassy in Moscow and the Spanish Consulate General in Saint…