US ambassador given dressing down by Kremlin over senator’s ‘assassinate Putin’ call

The Russian Foreign Ministry has protested to the US after a veteran senator called for Russian President Vladimir Putin to be assassinated.

Moscow officials summoned the US ambassador to Russia, John Sullivan, on Saturday and told him that Lindsey Graham’s comments would be treated as a serious crime in Russia.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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