NUR FÜR AFP-ABONNENTEN (NO RESALE)MOSKAU, RUSSLAND16. APRIL 2021QUELLE: RUPTLY1. O-TON 1 - Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister (Mann, Russian, 8 Sek.): 'We will respond to this measure in a tit-for-tat manner, we will ask ten US diplomats in Russia to leave the country.'WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, USA15. APRIL 2021QUELLE: DC POOL2. O-TON 2 - Joe Biden, President of the United States (Mann, English, 7 Sek.): 'I told him (Russian President Vladimir Putin) that we would shortly be responding in a measured and a proportionate way because we had concluded that they had interfered in the election, and SolarWinds (the major cyberattack on the US federal government, ed) was totally out of the - inappropriate. Today, I have approved several steps, including the expulsion of several Russian officials as a consequence of their actions. I've also signed an executive order authorizing new measures, including sanctions to address specific harmful actions that Russia has taken against US interests.'MOSKAU, RUSSLAND18. MÄRZ 2021QUELLE: AFP3. Foto A Russian flag flies next to the US embassy building in Moscow on March 18, 2021.