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Slovakia expels three Russian embassy staff in solidarity with Czechs

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PRAGUE, April 22 (Reuters) - Slovakia expelled three Russian diplomats on Thursday and gave them a week to leave the country, Prime Minister Eduard Heger said in a televised briefing.

He said Slovakia acted in solidarity with the Czech Republic which has ordered most Russian staff to leave after accusing Russian intelligence officers of being behind a 2014 explosion at an ammunition depot.

Reporting by Jan Lopatka

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