Nerve Agent Attack

Syria, Russia under pressure at chemical weapons watchdog OPCW over nerve agent attacks allegations

While investigators accused the Syrian regime of sarin attacks in 2017, Moscow was urged by Western nations to reveal the circumstances of Alexei Navalny's nerve agent poisoning.

published on : 30th November 2020

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says ex spy poisoning could be 'in interests' of UK government

Lavrov also suggested that the poisoning of Skripal could also be in the interests of the British special forces who are known for their abilities to act with a licence to kill".

published on : 2nd April 2018

Russia retaliates with mass US diplomat expulsions, consulate closure in Saint Petersburg

In Washington, the State Department said there was no justification for the Russian move and that the United States "reserves the right to respond."

published on : 30th March 2018

Twitter diplomacy: Russia, UK spar online over ex-spy's poisoning

Britain's foreign ministry and the Russian embassy in London have been doing battle on social media over the death of ex-double agent Sergei Skripal.

published on : 15th March 2018

Russia likely behind UK nerve agent attack, says Rex Tillerson

The United States agreed with its ally Britain on Tuesday that Russia was probably behind an attempt to poison a former double agent, saying the perpetrators should face punishment.

published on : 13th March 2018

UK to hold emergency meeting on Russian ex-spy attack

Britain was to hold a second meeting of its national emergencies committee on Saturday in response to a nerve agent attack on a Russian former spy.

published on : 10th March 2018