By Alex Fraser and Peter Nicholls
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday it was nonsense to think that Moscow would have poisoned former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who are critically ill
By Andrew Osborn and Polina Devitt
Moscow expels 23 British diplomats from Russia amid increasing tensions over a nerve agent attack against former double agent, Sergei Skripal and his daughter on UK soul.
The move comes in retaliation for Britain’s decision to remove 23 Russians who Prime Minister Theresa May says were spies working under diplomatic cover. Those named by Moscow are forced to leave within a week. A kind of response the Prime Minister said she had anticipated.
By Arshad Mohammed and John Walcott
ASTANA (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday Russia will expel British diplomats in response to London’s decision to expel 23 staff at the Russian embassy in London.
LONDON (Reuters) – The military-grade nerve toxin that poisoned former Russian agent Sergei Skripal was planted in his daughter’s suitcase before she left Moscow, The Telegraph newspaper reported,
By William James
By Estelle Shirbon and Costas Pitas