The Trump Administration Says It Will Soon Impose New Sanctions On Russia Over The Skripal Poisonings
The new sanctions are required by a 1991 law that set a 90-day deadline for Russia to admit its guilt in the Skripal nerve agent poisoning.
The man who travelled to Salisbury using the alias Alexander Petrov has been named by investigative website Bellingcat as military doctor Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin.
"We went there to see Stonehenge... We got wet, took the nearest train, and came back.”
Russia Said Theresa May Can't Be Reading The News If She Thinks Moscow Is To Blame For The Salisbury Attack
"Maybe she's not informed, maybe she's not told about many statements of the Russian leadership," said foreign ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova.
"Ultimately, of course he's responsible — he's the leader of the state," Ben Wallace said.
The sanctions are in addition to ones that have already been imposed over election meddling, cyber interference, and the annexation of Crimea.
The UK Government Is Trying To Block An Inquest Being Told Whether A Russian Whistleblower Worked With British Intelligence
The inquest into Alexander Perepilichnyy's death was told the home secretary had decided disclosure would cause "serious harm to one or more matters of public interest”.
"We have a total world experience of treating three patients for the effects of Novichok poisoning and I think it's safe to say that we're still learning," said Dr Christine Blanshard.
Just weeks after being poisoned and put in a coma, Yulia Skripal is speaking out.
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has backed up UK findings that the substance that hospitalised Sergei and Yulia Skripal was from the Novichok family of nerve agents.
The former Russian spy and his daughter were found poisoned by a nerve agent in Salisbury last month.
Two guinea pigs were found dead in the Salisbury home of Sergei Skripal, along with a "distressed" cat, which has been put down.
Maybe they're just really good at their jobs?
The prime minister has revealed the latest medical assessment of the former Russian spy and his daughter, who were poisoned in Salisbury three weeks ago.
European Spooks Say Expelling Russian Diplomats Is All Well And Good, But It's Not How You Really Hurt Putin
“Putin and his guys aren’t going to care unless you fuck with their money in London,” an EU police official told BuzzFeed News.
Britain's Former Top Police Chief Says Investigations Should Be Reopened Into Suspicious Deaths Linked To Russia
Lord Ian Blair backed a call from the chair of the home affairs select committee for the government to look again at 14 deaths revealed in a BuzzFeed News investigation last year, days after a former Russian spy and his daughter were targeted in a nerve agent attack.