Russia expels Japanese journalist amid "spying" claims

Russia has expelled a Japanese journalist for attempting to obtain secret information related to Russian military capabilities, the RIA news agency has reported.

The journalist, whom it did not name, had been given 72 hours to leave Russia, and has already left.

Russia’s Foreign Ministry had summoned a Japanese embassy official to make an official diplomatic protest over the incident, RIA reported.

No further information is available at the time of writing.

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