The British Council says it is “deeply concerned” for the safety of its staff, after its employees in Russia were called in for interviews with the FSB security service ? and some were visited by Interior Ministry officials at their homes late on Jan. 15. Foreign Secretary David Miliband has warned Russia that “intimidation” of British Council officials is “completely unacceptable,” and said the Russian ambassador in London would meet the head of the diplomatic service over the issue. (BBC)

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