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EU stands behind Russian culpability in Skripal poisoning

The European Union has maintained that Russia is probably responsible for the Novichok nerve agent attack. This comes despite the UK's inability to …

Russia

UK scientists unable to verify source of spy attack nerve agent

British scientists have been unable to identify the source country of the poison used against Sergei Skripal. Authorities had been quick to blame …

Russia

Russian Foreign Ministry summons envoys of Germany, France, Italy

The Russian Foreign Ministry has summoned various Western envoys over a diplomatic crisis sparked by a spy poisoning. Moscow has expelled foreign …

Russia

Salisbury nerve agent attack: Russian spy's daughter Yulia Skripal 'improving'

The daughter of the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, who was poisoned in a nerve agent attack along with her father, is said to be recovering. …

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Russian spy Skripal may have been poisoned at home: UK police

Police have said the former Russian spy and his daughter came into contact with a nerve agent at their home in Britain. London holds Russia …

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Why are Russia and the West allowed to spy on each other?

The expulsion of Russian diplomats from the UK, US and several other NATO states has cast a light on the world of espionage. DW looks at why spies …

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Opinion: Vladimir Putin's diplomatic catastrophe

The Kremlin will continue fighting the West without rules, and a diplomatic boycott will not stop it, writes Russian journalist Konstantin Eggert. …

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To Punish Russia for Spy Poisoning, Go After the Oligarchs

Britain’s anger over the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal has been loud but mostly symbolic. If it wants real action, it should stop indulging …

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Germany, other countries expel Russian diplomats over Skripal poisoning

The German Foreign Ministry has said that it will dismiss four Moscow diplomats over the alleged poisoning of a former Russian spy. Several western …

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Spy assassinations: The top 5 deadly poisons | Science| In-depth reporting on science and technology | DW | 09.03.2018

UK investigators have not yet confirmed what substance poisoned Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in a shocking attack that has …

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Theresa May to tell EU leaders we must ‘stand together’ during summit about divorce of UK from EU

Theresa May is to urge EU leaders to stand together in the face of a threat from Russia which can be expected to last years into the future.<p>With …

Great Britain

EU leaders agree it is "highly likely" Russia was behind the Salisbury attack as Theresa May pushes for solidarity

EU leaders have agreed that it is highly likely Russia was responsible for the Salisbury nerve agent attack, with European Council chairman Donald …

Business (UK)

May Says Europe Must Stand Together Against Long-Lasting Threat From Russia

Theresa May is to urge EU leaders to stand together in the face of a threat from Russia which can be expected to last years into the future.<p>With …

Russia

Our response to the nerve gas attack has been an act of self-harm

There was a growling Russian maniac on the BBC’s <i>Today</i> programme last week, an MP from the United Russia party called Vitaly Milonov. Breathing rather heavily, as if he were pleasuring himself, Mr Milonov likened our country to Hitler’s Germany for having accused Russia over the attempted murder of …

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Theresa May's passport to an unhappy Brexit: Mirror Politics morning briefing

Theresa May travels to Brussels today and she would be advised not to flourish her passport when she sails through border control.<p>The decision to …

UK Politics

Kelly McParland: Man, it’s weird how all these awful things keep happening around Putin

It’s a weird thing about Vladimir Putin.The guy indisputably runs Russia. He may not be an absolute dictator, but he’s not far off. In the Russian …

'Putin is going to use World Cup like Hitler used the 1936 Olympics' - Boris Johnson & MPs slam Russian president

British Foreign secretary Boris Johnson has stoked tensions ahead of the World Cup by claiming Russia president Vladimir Putin will use the event …

Sergei Skripal

Russia Accuses UK Of Hiding Evidence In Salisbury Nerve Agent Attack

Russia has accused Britain of deliberate concealing evidence in the escalating war of words over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.<p>The Russian foreign …

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Leaked documents show long-term fears of Russian nerve agent | McClatchy Washington Bureau

Once-secret U.S. government documents show that Western powers have quietly worried for more than a decade about the mysterious and deadly nerve …

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"Evidence for culpability points to the Russian state"

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson renewed his allegation that it was extremely likely that Vladimir Putin personally gave the order to use the …

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Russia holding the World Cup this summer is like Hitler hosting the Olympics in 1936, says Boris Johnson

Russia holding the World Cup this summer is like Hitler hosting the Olympics in 1936, says Boris Johnson.<p>And he said the idea of Putin "glorifying in …

UK Politics

Leaked docs show UK long worried about Russian nerve agent

Once-secret U.S. government documents show that Western powers have quietly worried for more than a decade about the mysterious and deadly nerve …

Russia

Russia accuses UK of 'intentionally concealing facts' in Salisbury nerve agent attack

Russia has accused Britain of deliberate concealing evidence in the escalating war of words over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.<p>The Russian foreign …

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Russiagate Comes to England

I don’t know what happened in Salisbury England on March 4th, but it appears that the British government doesn’t know either. Prime Minister Theresa …

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Surviving member of five Russian exiles murdered or who died in suspicious circumstances bravely speaks out against Vladimir Putin

The surviving member of a group of five Russian exiles who were murdered or died in suspicious circumstances has bravely spoken out against Vladimir …

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Tears and hugs outside the Russian embassy as Putin's 'spies' expelled by Theresa May after Salisbury poisoning board buses home

Russian embassy staff in London wept as 23 diplomats boarded buses after being expelled from Britain.<p>The officials - all suspected spies - were given …

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Russian agents learn from Litvinenko errors to devise hit on Sergei Skripal that leaves police baffled

Russian intelligence learnt from the Alexander Litvinenko murder to devise a near perfect assassination method that has left British police still puzzled over how Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned.<p>British authorities are increasingly convinced that Colonel Skripal was exposed to nerve agent …

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Andrew Vine: World must act to wipe the smirk off Putin’s face

THE smirking countenance of Vladimir Putin yesterday as he basked in the glory of his rigged re-election as Russian president was nauseating.

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Boris Johnson: Russia's position in Skripal case is 'increasingly bizarre'

In an exclusive interview with DW's Zhanna Nemtsova, UK Foreign Secretary Johnson says why London thinks Russia is responsible for the attack on …

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