U.S. orders departure of Ukraine embassy staff family members

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  • Monday, 24 Jan 2022

FILE PHOTO: A view shows the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine October 1, 2020. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States on Sunday ordered the departure of family members of staff at its embassy in Ukraine, citing the continuing threat of military action from Russia.

The U.S. State Department also authorized the voluntary departure of U.S. government employees and said Americans should consider departing immediately.

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