Moscow orders USAID to stop operations in Russia

Moscow has ordered the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to close its aid mission in Russia.

The Russian government has set a deadline of October 1for the agency to end its operations.

“The United States recently received the Russian government’s decision to end USAID activities in the Russian Federation,” US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said in a written statement on Wednesday.

Source: Press TV

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