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Parents of Novichok victim ask why UK settled ex-spy in Salisbury

Stan and Caroline Sturgess believe British authorities are withholding details of the incident.

Britain and Bulgaria probe report of new Skripal suspect

The possible new suspect is a Russian military intelligence officer known under the alias 'Sergey Fedotov'.

EU sanctions Russia military intel chief over Skripal attack

The Skripals survived the attack but a British woman died in June after her partner picked up a discarded perfume bottle that investigators believe contained Novichok.

Chemical arms group agrees to ban Salisbury attack poison

The OPCW executive council agreed to add Novichok to the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Britain has identified third Russian agent in attack on former spy

Russia has repeatedly denied any involvement in the poisoning, as have the two men identified by Britain.

Roads shut after 2 fall ill in UK city where ex-spy...

Authorities later lifted the alert and said no evidence of the nerve agent Novichok involved in the earlier case was found when the two ill people were examined at a hospital.

Swiss intelligence helped foil alleged Russian plot to spy on government...

Swiss and Dutch newspapers reported that the suspected agents were heading for the Spiez laboratory near Bern which analyses chemical and biological weapons.

Kremlin: ‘Absurd’ to accuse Russia of lying about spy poisoning

The Kremlin responded after Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said the interview contained lies and blatant fabrications and called it an insult to the public's intelligence.

Russian suspects’ claims over spy attack spark mockery in UK

Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov denied being members of Russian military intelligence, telling the Kremlin-backed RT news network they were in the English city purely as tourists.

‘Skripal suspects’ tell Russian media they visited Britain as tourists

The men - who seem to be around 40 years old - confirmed they arrived in Britain on March 2 and said they travelled to Salisbury the next day to see the sights.

Two Russians accused by UK in spy poisoning to give interview

Britain has said the two suspects were Russian military intelligence officers almost certainly acting on orders from high up in the Russian state.

Putin says two Skripal poisoning suspects are ‘civilians’

British authorities have issued European arrest warrants for Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, two suspected members of Russian military intelligence, the GRU. a

Putin says Russia knows real identity of men accused by UK...

Britain has said the two suspects were Russian military intelligence officers almost certainly acting on orders from high up in the Russian state.

Russia says Britain blaming Kremlin for spy poisoning ‘unacceptable’

Russia has long denied any involvement in the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury and insisted it is ready to cooperate on any investigation.

UK: Putin ‘ultimately’ to blame for spy poisoning

The US ambassador to London, Woody Johnson, and the Australian government have offered their support for Britain's stance against Russia.

UK tuduh 2 warga Rusia atas cubaan bunuh bekas perisik

Perdana Menteri Theresa May menyalahkan kerajaan Rusia dan menggambarkan suspek sebagai pegawai perisikan GRU.

UK charges two Russians for attempted murder of Skripals, blames Moscow

Britain has blamed Russia for the poisonings and identified the poison as Novichok, a deadly group of nerve agents developed by the Soviet military in the 1970s and 1980s.

US sanctions Russia, with more threatened, for poison use

The sanctions taking effect this month will limit exports to Russia of US goods and technology considered sensitive on national security grounds.

US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in Britain

The new announcement could bolster Trump's claim that his administration is taking a tough stance on Moscow.

UK preparing to ask Moscow for Novichok suspects

The Guardian newspaper, citing unnamed government and security sources, said state prosecutors had prepared the extradition request and were ready to file it to Moscow.

UK poisonings leave Soviet defector’s family in fear

Former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in Salisbury with the Soviet-made Novichok nerve agent - they spent weeks recovering in hospital.

Novichok victim feels lucky to be alive

Rowley told The Sun newspaper he gave her a perfume bottle he found which contained the deadly nerve agent. Novichok was used in an attack on a former Russian double agent.

Briton discharged from hospital after Novichok poisoning

Rowley, 45, and Dawn Sturgess, 44, fell ill after being exposed to the poison in southwest England.

Britain has identified Russians suspected of Skripal nerve attack

Britain blames Russia for the poisonings and identified the poison as Novichok, a deadly group of nerve agents developed by the Soviet military in the 1970s and 1980s.

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