Czechia expels Russian diplomats over 2014 ammunition depot blast

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    Police in the Czech Republic want to talk to two Russians linked to a 2014 explosion at an ammunitions depot that killed two people in a town southeast of Prague.

    They are the same men accused of poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the UK city of Salisbury in 2018.

    The Kremlin has said it will retaliate after Prague expelled 18 Russian diplomats.

    Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports.

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