Tag: Sergei Skripal

Porton Down experts unable to verify precise source of novichok

Defence lab unable to definitively say where nerve agent that poisoned Sergei Skripal and his daughter came from British scientists at the Porton Down defence research laboratory have not established that the nerve agent used to poison Sergei and Yulia Skripal was made in Russia, it has emerged. Gary Aitkenhead, the chief executive of the governments …

Yulia Skripal no longer in critical condition, say Salisbury doctors

Daughter of Sergei Skripal said to be improving rapidly while former spy remains critical after nerve agent poisoning The condition of Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury along with her father, is improving rapidly, doctors have said. Salisbury NHS foundation trust said on Thursday the 33-year-old was no longer in a …

Police officer poisoned in Sergei Skripal attack leaves hospital

DS Nick Bailey describes surreal experience of exposure to nerve agent in Salisbury The police officer injured in the nerve agent attack on the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, has been discharged from hospital. DS Nick Bailey called his own experience surreal but added: I want people to focus on the investigation …

Vladimir Putin: ‘nonsense’ to think Russia would poison spy in UK

Putin, who has won a new presidential term, says Russia does not possess the military nerve agent allegedly used against Sergei and Yulia Skripal Vladimir Putin said on Sunday it was nonsense to think that Moscow would have poisoned the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, who are critically ill in a British …

Russia has stockpiled nerve agent over past decade, says Johnson

UK foreign secretary says Kremlin has been investigating the use of nerve agents for assassination purposes nerve agent attack on the former spy and his daughter two weeks ago, the foreign secretary said: We actually have evidence within the last 10 years that Russia has not only been investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the …

Russian elite must reveal how they paid for UK property, say MPs

Labour and Lib Dems press for powers to ban potentially corrupt Russian buyers Russian politicians and oligarchs should be forced to disclose their property assets in the UK and face sanctions if they cannot explain where their money has come from, according to senior Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs pressing for a tough response to Sergei …

Spy poisoning: allies back UK and blast Russia at UN security council

US ambassador says Russia behind attack with military-grade nerve agent, while Moscows envoy replies with false-flag conspiracy theory Russia has claimed at the UN security council that it never made or even researched Salisbury attack on a former Russia spy and his daughter. However, the UK received overwhelming support from its allies on the council, including …
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