Sweden-Russia relations hit new low after diplomats expelled

A view of the Kremlin and the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. (Pavel Golovkin/AP)
Sweden Russian relations are at rock bottom after two Swedish diplomats were expelled from Russia last week, says an expert to Radio Sweden.

We asked Stefan Hedlund, professor in eastern state research at the institute for Russian and Euroasian Studies at Uppsala university, how this would affect Swedish-Russian relations.

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Simon Linter, Radio Sweden

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