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Russia Summons U.S. Embassy Official Over Publishing Of Moscow Rally Map


Russia has summoned a senior U.S. diplomat after accusing the State Department of meddling in the country’s internal affairs by publishing a map on social media showing the proposed route of an opposition protest in the Russian capital on August 3.

In a statement on August 9, the Russian Foreign Ministry said it had summoned Tim Richardson from the U.S. embassy in Moscow’s political section over the matter.

At issue is an August 2 travel warning, which appeared on the State Department’s travel advisory Twitter feed, that outlines details of the protest, including the time it will take…



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