Russia and the Baltic states have expelled each other's ambassadors in an escalating diplomatic row.
Why it matters
The expulsions mark a significant deterioration in diplomatic relations between Russia and the Baltic states, which have been strained since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The move is also significant as it comes amid heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
What the papers say
The sources all report on the expulsions and the reasons behind them, with some providing additional context on the strained relations between Russia and the Baltic states.
How we got here
The sources do not provide a detailed background on the strained relations between Russia and the Baltic states, but note that tensions have been high since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The sources also report that the expulsions come amid heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
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