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Australia will expel two Russian diplomats in response to a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that the U.K. government has blamed on Moscow, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Tuesday.

The United States said Monday it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in punishing the Kremlin. In total, 100 Russian diplomats were being removed, the biggest Western expulsion of Russian diplomats since the height of the Cold War.

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