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Rossotrudnichestvo will be sent to the Prague staff, instead of being expelled

Rossotrudnichestvo will direct to Prague employee with authority instead of being expelled, the acting head of its office of Andrew Konchakova, told RIA Novosti Deputy head of the Federal Agency Mikhail Bryukhanov.

Earlier Friday, Prime Minister Andrew Babish announced the expulsion of two Russian diplomats, one of whom, according to him, has transferred to local counter-intelligence false information about allegedly brought to Prague, one of the Russian diplomats the poison ricin.

"The representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Prague remained without a leader, the Agency will immediately send somebody out there with authority," – said the Agency interlocutor.

Bryukhanov said earlier RIA Novosti that the expelled from the Czech Republic, the Russian diplomats – employees of mission of Rossotrudnichestvo in Prague.

In early may, the Prague online edition Seznam published a conversation your correspondent with a certain Andrey V. K., who presented the working in the Czech capital the head of the Russian Federal Agency diplomatic status. The media calls him a man, who allegedly brought in the beginning of April in Czech Republic deadly poison ricin. Czech TV also reported that the diplomat, who was allegedly involved in the situation with the ricin is acting head of representation of Rossotrudnichestvo in the Czech Republic Andrey Kondakov. The head of Rossotrudnichestvo Eleonora Mitrofanova was then called the publication of the Czech media pure provocation.