russia says it reserves the right to retaliate the united states’ seizure of its diplomatic compounds in america.last december, russian diplomatic compounds in new york and maryland were seized by executive order over the allegation that moscow had attempted to influence the us 2016 presidential election, which moscow flatly denied. thirty five russian diplomats were also ordered out of the country.foreign minister sergei lavrov, who has described the us’s seizure of the properties as “daylight robbery,” recently said russia could retaliate by taking over a country house and a storage facility used by the us embassy in moscow.a file photo taken on september 20, 2012 shows a russian police officer patrolling a street in front of the us embassy in moscow. (by afp)on tuesday, a russian delegation that met with us officials on monday in an attempt to resolve the matter said, “if washington does not remove this and other irritants, including continued obstacles to the work of our diplomatic institutions, we reserve the right to take retaliatory measures based on the principle of reciprocity.”the meeting, which had gathered russian deputy foreign minister sergei ryabkov and us undersecretary of state thomas shannon around the negotiating table, however, did not result in a breakthrough.the foreign ministry suggested that russo-american cooperation in other areas also depe...