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Moldova declares Russian embassy official ‘persona non grata’

On Monday, Moldova declared a representative of the Russian embassy in Chisinau persona non grata, the country’s foreign ministry announced. The ministry cited the security risks posed by “missile attacks on a neighboring country” and “increasing threats to the energy security of Moldova” from Russian attacks on Ukrainian energy facilities.

Russian embassy staff dead in Kabul blast

Kabul: On September 5, two Russian embassy staff in Kabul were among six people killed when a suicide bomber detonated explosives near the entrance of the embassy. The blast also injured at least 10 others, the Russian Foreign Ministry and Afghan officials noted. "The suicide attacker before reaching the target was recognized and shot by Russian embassy (Taliban) guards ... there is no information about casualties yet," Mawlawi Sabir, the head of the police district laid bare.

Ireland expels senior Russian Embassy officials

Dublin: On March 29, Ireland's foreign affairs ministry said in a statement that it asked four senior officials at the Russian Embassy to leave the country. "The Department of Foreign Affairs summoned the Russian Ambassador to Iveagh House to advise him that four senior officials have been asked to leave the State," the statement said. "This is because their activities have not been in accordance with international standards of diplomatic behaviour," it added.