Sweden announced today, Tuesday, that it will expel five Russian diplomats for "activities incompatible" with their diplomatic status
The Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that "five officials of the Russian embassy in Sweden were asked to leave the country due to unspecified activities that do not comply with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations".
In April of last year, Sweden expelled three Russian diplomats
A number of European countries announced expel dozens of Russian diplomats and the closure of some Russian consulates.
Europe has imposed heavy sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, while Sweden’s application to join the NATO military alliance has also attracted Russia’s displeasure.