Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. He says Moscow will expel the same number of diplomats from the nations that have expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain. Photo: AP

Spy crisis escalates as Russia rages over US ‘trying to recruit diplomats’ after it expels 23 more envoys

Earlier in the day Moscow had summoned the ambassadors of a number of nations including Britain, France, Germany and Canada to tell them of retaliatory measures

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. He says Moscow will expel the same number of diplomats from the nations that have expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain. Photo: AP
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