, April 28th, a comprehensive report that recently, Russia's relations with Western countries have continued to deteriorate, and diplomats' "deportation war" has intensified. Russia said it is drawing up a list of "unfriendly countries", including the United States.

At the same time, Russia also convened reserve personnel for assembly.

  On the other hand, the United States and Russia may have an "open dialogue" on Russia's response to US sanctions in the near future.

The diplomatic

expulsion war


Russia will summon multinational ambassadors

  Since mid-April, the diplomatic expulsion war between Russia and many countries in the United States and Europe has intensified. Since the United States took the lead in launching an attack on Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic and other seven Central and Eastern European countries have followed suit and expelled Russian diplomats. Russia has also retaliated. Even fight back.

  On the 24th, the "Deportation War" staged a new story, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Slovakia expelled the staff of the Russian embassy.

On the 26th, the NATO country Romania also summoned the Russian ambassador to Romania and declared Alexei Greshayev, the deputy military attache of the Russian embassy in Romania, as an "unwelcome person."

  On the same day, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs took countermeasures against Italy and Ukraine to expel diplomats.

The source also said that on the 28th, the Russian Foreign Ministry will summon the ambassadors of the Baltic States and Slovakia.

Russia is drawing up a list of unfriendly countries

Convene a military assembly of reserve personnel

  In view of the increasingly tit-for-tat situation between Russia and Western countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree against foreign unfriendly behavior on the 23rd, and the Russian government will formulate a list of unfriendly countries based on the decree.

  The decree stipulates that if foreign countries act unfriendly to Russian countries, citizens or legal persons, Russia will restrict diplomatic missions, consular agencies, and representative offices of state agencies in these countries from signing labor contracts and employment agreements with Russian individuals when necessary.

  Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zakharova said that this decree is a retaliatory measure against hostilities in other countries.

"We have always emphasized that our foreign policy is peaceful. But we have always emphasized that we believe that all unfriendly and hostile actions will never go unanswered."

  She pointed out that one of the reasons Russia made the list of unfriendly countries stemmed from a series of unfriendly actions by the United States, so the United States will be on this list.

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said that the Russian government will soon release a list of unfriendly countries with clear identification standards and will announce it soon.

  In addition, Putin also issued a presidential decree on the 26th to summon reserve personnel to participate in the military assembly and require the government and various federal entities' power enforcement agencies to provide guarantees for military training.

According to reports, the assembly of Russian reserve personnel is held at least once a year. Once a serious situation arises in Russia, they will be immediately drafted into the army.

The United States hopes to have an "

open dialogue


with Russia

Will the relationship between the two parties change?

  According to a report from the Russian Satellite Network on the 28th, senior US government officials said that the United States and Russia will hold an "open dialogue" on Russia's response to US sanctions in the near future.

  The representative of the U.S. government said: "We are temporarily trying to clarify Russia's intentions accurately. We will have an open dialogue with our Russian counterparts in the near future. We are already in dialogue."

  On the other hand, Russia once proposed to the United States to start a dialogue on the issue of strategic stability and discuss the establishment of a conflict-free environment.

US State Department spokesperson Price said that the United States will strive to establish and maintain an open dialogue with Russia on strategic stability issues including weapons supervision.

  Price said that the United States believes that there will still be "problems" in relations with Russia, but the United States is prepared for this.

  The Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said that after the Biden administration of the United States came to power, Moscow had proposed to Washington to “zero out” the diplomatic conflict.

  Lavrov said: "If it only depends on us, we will probably return to normal relations, and the first step, I think, obviously all measures that restrict the work of Russian diplomats in the United States should be cleared, and this step is nothing. Not difficult. Russia responded by restricting the work of US diplomats in Russia."