Russia reacts to 'unprecedented and unwelcome' termination of lease by National Capital Authority

Steve Evans
Updated August 18 2022 - 4:04pm, first published 5:30am
Construction materials lie unused on the Yarralumla site where a new Russian embassy was to be built. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong
Construction materials lie unused on the Yarralumla site where a new Russian embassy was to be built. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The Russian government has voiced its deep displeasure over the "unprecedented and highly unwelcome" decision to block the building of its new embassy in Yarralumla.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

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Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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