US Embassy confirms detention of 2 US citizens in Russia

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7 March 2019

The US Embassy in Russia confirmed on Thursday that two US citizens had been detained in the southern Russian port city of Novorossiysk, ONA reports citing the to RIA Novosti.

"We can confirm two US citizens were detained in Novorossiysk. We have no higher priority than the protection of US citizens abroad. Due to privacy considerations, we do not have any additional information at this time," the embassy's spokeswoman, Andrea Kalan, said.

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