Estonian diplomat Margus Laidre leaves the Russian foreign ministry’s building in Moscow on Monday. Photo: Russian foreign ministry press service via AP
Estonian diplomat Margus Laidre leaves the Russian foreign ministry’s building in Moscow on Monday. Photo: Russian foreign ministry press service via AP
Russia

Moscow expels Estonian envoy Margus Laidre over ‘total Russophobia’

  • The foreign ministry also downgraded the diplomatic representative in both countries to charge d’affaires ad interim
  • This is the first time the Kremlin has expelled an ambassador of an EU country since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Estonian diplomat Margus Laidre leaves the Russian foreign ministry’s building in Moscow on Monday. Photo: Russian foreign ministry press service via AP
Estonian diplomat Margus Laidre leaves the Russian foreign ministry’s building in Moscow on Monday. Photo: Russian foreign ministry press service via AP
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