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Kyiv ousts Russian diplomat for espionage

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May. 01, 2014 01:11
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Local media in Kyiv report that Ukraine's Foreign Ministry has stripped diplomatic accreditation from suspected Russian spy Kirill Koliuchkin, who was formally the Russian embassy's naval attache.
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Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry has declared Russia’s navy attaché in Kyiv persona non grata in connection with his “activities (that are) incompatible with a diplomatic status under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961,” its statement said, cited by BBC Ukraine and Radio Free Liberty and Radio Europe. 

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