USAID mission in Russia to close following Moscow decision
WASHINGTON, Sept 18 |
WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Agency for International Development will close its office in Russia following a Russian decision to end the aid agency's work there, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
Analysts said they believed the Russian decision largely reflected Moscow's hostility toward U.S.-funded groups that seek to promote democracy and the rule of law in Russia.
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