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Russia halts activities of British Council: Foreign ministry

AFP , Saturday 17 Mar 2018
British Embassy Moscow
A Russian policeman walks outside the British embassy in Moscow, Russia, March 17, 2018. REUTERS
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Russia said Saturday it was halting the activities of the British Council across the country in response to Britain's measures over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter.

"Due to the unregulated status of the British Council in Russia, its activity is halted," the foreign ministry said in a statement referring to Britain's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.

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