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#Sergei Skripal

# sergei-skripal - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Nerve agent used in Salisbury attack delivered in 'liquid form', UK government says

Work to decontaminate sites in Salisbury affected by the nerve agent begin today.

# sergei-skripal - Friday 6 April, 2018

The pets of Russian spy poisoned in Salisbury are dead - UK government

Russia had raised questions about the condition of the Skripals’ pet cat and two guinea pigs.

Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry'

Britain has blamed Russia for the 4 March poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

# sergei-skripal - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'Perverse', 'grotesque', 'idiocy' - Britain and Russia face off in tense meeting

The crisis has sent the long-difficult relations between Russia and the West plummeting to new lows.

# sergei-skripal - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Russian ambassador on expulsion of Irish diplomat: 'Every action finds its counteraction'

Yury Filatov said he is still optimistic about Ireland’s future relationship with Russia.

# sergei-skripal - Monday 2 April, 2018

Russia says Skripal poisoning is in UK's benefit as it is distracting from Brexit

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the British had “lost their sense of reality”.

# sergei-skripal - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Yulia Skripal 'improving rapidly' after nerve agent attack as police cordon off playground near home

While she is no longer critical, the condition of her father Sergei remains serious after the attack.

# sergei-skripal - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Skripals were poisoned with deadly nerve agent from front door of their own home, police say

The highest concentration of nerve agent was found at Sergei Skripal’s home address, according to Met Police.

# sergei-skripal - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Russian ambassador: Ireland expelling diplomat is 'unwarranted, uncalled for, senseless and regrettable' Irish Russian Relations This post contains videos

Russian ambassador: Ireland expelling diplomat is 'unwarranted, uncalled for, senseless and regrettable'

Yury Filatov said the move jeopardised Irish-Russian relations.

Why has Ireland ousted a Russian diplomat, and how significant is it?

“Expelling diplomats is ‘cheap diplomacy’,” one expert said. “It’s a low-cost way of reacting, and it doesn’t cost anything financially.”

Russian Ambassador warns Ireland should use 'common sense' when considering diplomat expulsions

The government is expected to decide whether to expel Russian diplomats later today.

# sergei-skripal - Friday 23 March, 2018

EU leaders agree Russia 'highly likely' to blame for nerve agent attack

Some states are also now considering following Britain’s lead in expelling Russian diplomats.

# sergei-skripal - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Policeman injured in UK nerve agent attack leaves hospital

A judge today ruled that blood samples from former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who have been left in a coma following the attack, can be released for testing.

# sergei-skripal - Monday 19 March, 2018

Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd'

The Kremlin has denied its involvement in the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury.

Putin records best ever election performance (but western leaders aren't lining up to congratulate him)

So far only close allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate.

Ireland 'fully supports' UK's efforts to punish those behind 'heinous' poisoning of former spy

Russia has denied involvement in the poisoning.

# sergei-skripal - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Chemical weapons experts heading to UK in Russia spy case

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are in a critical condition.

# sergei-skripal - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Britain to expel 23 Russian diplomats after former double agent poisoned

“The Russian state was culpable of the attempted murder” of spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, May said.

# sergei-skripal - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Moscow calls Britain's spy attack accusations a 'dirty attempt to discredit Russia'

The nerve agent Novichok is believed to have been used.

# sergei-skripal - Monday 12 March, 2018

Theresa May: It is 'highly likely' Russia was responsible for nerve agent spy attack

Sergei Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia remain in a critical condition in hospital.

# sergei-skripal - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Diners and pubgoers in Salisbury told to wash belongings after traces of poison found

England’s chief medical officer said the risk to the public is low.

# sergei-skripal - Saturday 10 March, 2018

More than 200 witnesses identified in probe into poisoning of Russian ex-spy in UK

One of the police officers who was injured in the attack has said today that he’s “no hero”.

Spy poisoning in Britain: Who stands to gain?

Sergei Skripal, 66 moved to Britain in a 2010 spy swap.

# sergei-skripal - Friday 9 March, 2018

Police ask military to help remove objects from scene where former spy was found unconscious

Russia has said the claim it poisoned Sergei Skripal is ‘propaganda’.

# sergei-skripal - Thursday 8 March, 2018

UK vows action over ex-spy poisoning as police confirm 21 people hurt Spy

UK vows action over ex-spy poisoning as police confirm 21 people hurt

The probe is now an attempted murder investigation.

# sergei-skripal - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

UK warns foreign states over Russian ex-spy's suspected poisoning

A former Russian spy and his daughter were found unconscious on a bench in England yesterday.