spy poisoning

Moscow will not accept conclusions of OPCW on spy poisoning

Russia won't take on faith any conclusion relating to the Skripal affair until such a time as Russian experts are allowed access to the samples mentioned.

published on : 12th April 2018

Spy poisoning row: Moscow fears UK has 'forcibly detained' Yulia Skripal 

While her whereabouts are unknown, Skripal said she is being supported by police officers who are keeping her informed of their high-profile investigation.

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

Russia promises 'tough response' to US sanctions

We will not let the current attack, or any new anti-Russian attack, go without a tough response, Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement.

published on : 7th 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

Spy poisoning row: Expelled diplomats leave US embassy in Moscow

Dozens of US diplomats and their families left the embassy compound on three buses and a minibus that headed towards the airport, after Moscow set a Thursday deadline for the envoys to leave Russia.

published on : 5th April 2018

Test samples' results of UK spy poisoning attack expected next week: OPCW

The samples were collected from Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, who have been hospitalised since when they were found on a public bench in the English city of Salisbury in early March.

published on : 5th 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

Ex-spy poisoning row: Russia expels 50 more British diplomats

Russia has ordered 50 more British diplomats to leave the country, after a former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned with a military grade nerve agent on British soil.

published on : 31st March 2018

From ex-Russian spy poisoning to diplomatic escalation: Here is all you need to know

Russia's mass expulsion of US diplomats Thursday is the latest tit-for-tat move triggered by the poisoning of a Russian former double agent in England. 

published on : 30th 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

Russia expels 23 British diplomats in spy poisoning crisis

The crisis erupted after Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were exposed to a Soviet-designed nerve agent on March 4, leaving them in critical condition. 

published on : 17th March 2018

Russia set to re-elect Vladimir Putin as President amid allegations of ex-spy poisoning, election meddling

Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, is polling at around 70 percent and is sure to extend his term to 2024 despite a lacklustre campaign.

published on : 17th March 2018

UK to invest 48 million pounds in chemical weapons defence after spy poisoning

Given international conventions that prohibit the use of chemical weapons, research conducted at Porton Down is defensive in nature, according to the defence ministry.

published on : 15th March 2018
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