russian spy

Italian naval officer, Russian detained on spying charges

The Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian ambassador, Sergey Razov, after the sting operation late Tuesday caught the two in what police said was a “clandestine operation” to exchange the goods.

published on : 31st March 2021

Russia accuses British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson of 'distorting' OPCW findings on Skripals

The OPCW also made no assessment of who was to blame for the March 4 attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, which also affected his daughter Yulia and a local policeman.

published on : 13th April 2018

Chemical weapons watchdog confirms UK findings in Russian ex-spy case

OPCW confirmed that the chemical used was "of high purity", without mentioning the exact name of the substance which will be reserved for the complete classified report it has prepared.

published on : 12th April 2018

Ex-Russian spy's daughter rebuffs Russian offer of help

Yulia Skripal, the daughter of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal who was poisoned in March, has turned down an offer of help from the Russian Embassy, according to police.

published on : 12th April 2018

Hospital says ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal's health improves, no longer on 'critical' list

The poisoning has chilled relations between Russia and the West, producing a wave of diplomatic expulsions unseen even at the height of the Cold War.

published on : 6th April 2018

Russia denies poison in spy case came from its military lab

Britain blames Russia for the March 4 poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, a charge the Kremlin furiously denies.

published on : 6th April 2018

Moscow asks: Where are Sergei Skripal's pets?

The diplomatic fallout between Russia and Britain over the poisoning of Sergei Skripal took another bizarre turn as Moscow complained of a lack of information about the former double agent's pets.

published on : 4th April 2018

President Vladimir Putin urges 'common sense' as global watchdog meets on Russian spy poisoning

Putin urged 'common sense' to prevail in the spy poisoning crisis as London and Moscow faced off in a tense meeting at the world's chemical weapons watchdog.

published on : 4th April 2018

Russia says spy poisoning 'grotesque provocation' by UK, US

head of Russia's SVR foreign intelligence agency said Wednesday the poisoning of Russian former spy Sergei Skripal in Britain was a "grotesque provocation" by the UK and US.

published on : 4th April 2018

UK lab 'hasn't identified' source of nerve agent used on Russian spy Sergei Skripal

British military facility analysing the Novichok nerve agent used to poison Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter said it has 'not identified the precise source' of the substance.

published on : 3rd April 2018

Skripal row: Niece of Ex-Russian spy’s daughter to visit UK

Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter were on March 4 exposed to a military-grade nerve agent in the British city of Salisbury.

published on : 31st March 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

Russia diplomat explusion marks 'deterioration' in ties: White House

In all, more than 150 Russian diplomats have been ordered out of the US, EU members, NATO countries and other nations in coordinated action against Moscow.

published on : 30th March 2018

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, daughter poisoned from front door of Salisbury home: UK police .

Investigators had earlier sealed off the bench where the Skripals were found, a pub and restaurant the pair visited, and the grave of the former spy's wife.

published on : 29th March 2018

US expels 60 Russian intelligence officials; orders closure of Seattle Consulate

Describing them as "intelligence officers", US ordered closure of the country's consulate in Seattle over the use of nerve agent allegedly by Moscow against a former Russian spy in the UK.

published on : 26th March 2018
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