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Russia arrests and releases Japanese diplomat in Vladivostok

Russia arrested and then released Tatsunori Motoki, who worked at the Japanese Consulate General in Vladivostok. Russia declared him persona non grata and ordered him to leave within 48 hours for suspected espionage. Japan has lodged a diplomatic protest with Russia over the incident. This event took place on 09/27/2022 at the following location: Vladivostok, Russia.

Incident Type: Political Conflict

Event Type: Legal/Diplomatic

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 1

Source: Al Jazeera