Russia will expel 60 U.S. diplomats, close consulate in St. Petersburg

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ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - MARCH 29, 2018: A view of the US Consulate General at Furstatskaya Street in St Petersburg. Peter Kovalev/TASS (Photo by Peter KovalevTASS via Getty Images)

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russia announced Thursday it will expel 60 U.S. diplomats and close the U.S. consulate in St. Petersburg in retaliation for U.S. measures taken in response to the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter in Britain, according to a Fox News report.