Russia promises ‘harsh’ response after Poland seizes Warsaw building dubbed ‘spy nest’

Posted on AllSides April 30th, 2023
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Moscow lashed out at Poland after authorities seized a high school near Russia’s embassy in Warsaw, promising a “harsh reaction” over the impounding that it claimed was a blatant violation of international agreements. 

The 1970s multi-story building, which serves children of diplomats and has been nicknamed the “spy nest” by Warsaw locals, belongs to the Polish government, said foreign ministry spokesman Lukasz Jasina, who said the move was OKed by a court.

Jasina said Moscow could protest the move, but that Polish authorities had acted within the bounds of the law. 

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