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Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, discharged from German hospital after 32 days, mocks Vladimir Putin
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Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, discharged from German hospital after 32 days, mocks Vladimir Putin

In an Instagram post, the Russian Opposition leader scoffed at Putin's comments that Navalny might have poisoned himself, saying it was a "good theory"

Out of coma, Russia's Alexei Navalny says he is now more than 'technically alive'
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Out of coma, Russia's Alexei Navalny says he is now more than 'technically alive'

The Russian opposition leader, who is being treated for suspected nerve agent poisoning in Germany, said that once he was brought out of the coma, he was confused and couldn't find the words to respond to a doctor's questions

Alexei Navalny's water bottle had traces of Novichok nerve agent, says Russian leader's team
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Alexei Navalny's water bottle had traces of Novichok nerve agent, says Russian leader's team

Navalny's associates said that a bottle of water with a trace of the Novichok nerve agent was found in his hotel room in Tomsk.

Foreign labs confirm Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok, says German government
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Foreign labs confirm Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok, says German government

The Kremlin has bristled at calls from Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders for Russia to answer questions in the case and accused the West of trying to smear Moscow.

Germany says Russian dissident leader Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent
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Germany says Russian dissident leader Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent

Germany said that testing by a military laboratory showed “proof without doubt of a chemical nerve agent from the Novichok group" used in a 2018 attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in England

UK investigative group identifies Sergei Skripal poisoning suspect as GRU colonel Anatoliy Chepiga
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UK investigative group identifies Sergei Skripal poisoning suspect as GRU colonel Anatoliy Chepiga

The ivestigative group, Bellingcat, said the suspect whose passport name was Ruslan Boshirov, is in fact Colonel Anatoliy Chepiga, who was awarded Russia's highest medal, the Hero of Russia in 2014.

UK security minister says Russian president 'ultimately' responsible for nerve agent attack on former spy
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UK security minister says Russian president 'ultimately' responsible for nerve agent attack on former spy

The UK blamed Russia for the 4 March attack, sparking furious denials. In the aftermath, Britain and its allies expelled dozens of Russian diplomats, prompting Russian to respond in kind.

Britain charges two Russians for State-backed nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal, his daughter Yulia
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Britain charges two Russians for State-backed nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal, his daughter Yulia

Skripal, himself a former GRU officer who betrayed dozens of agents to Britain’s MI6 foreign spy service, was found unconscious with Yulia on a public bench in the southern English city of Salisbury on 4 March

Novichok poisoning case: US slaps sanctions on Russia over 'lethal' nerve agent attack in Britain
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Novichok poisoning case: US slaps sanctions on Russia over 'lethal' nerve agent attack in Britain

US will be slapping new sanctions on Russia over the "lethal" Novichok nerve agent attack in Britain

UK Novichok attacks: Vladimir Putin calls Britain's allegations about Russia's role 'baseless', asks for documentary evidence
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UK Novichok attacks: Vladimir Putin calls Britain's allegations about Russia's role 'baseless', asks for documentary evidence

President Vladimir Putin has accused Britain of making baseless allegations against Russia in the Novichok attacks, after a former Soviet spy was among four people found poisoned by a nerve agent in southern England.

Novichok poisoning case: Soviet-made nerve agent was in perfume bottle, claims Amerbury victim's brother
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Novichok poisoning case: Soviet-made nerve agent was in perfume bottle, claims Amerbury victim's brother

Former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia collapsed in Salisbury on 4 March after being exposed to Novichok.

UK nerve agent inquiry: Police finds over 400 'potentially contaminated' items in probe into poisoning of two Britons
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UK nerve agent inquiry: Police finds over 400 'potentially contaminated' items in probe into poisoning of two Britons

The items found in UK's Novichok nerve agent poisoning probe have been sent for lab tests.

Novichok poisoning case: UK police find 'small bottle' containing Soviet-made nerve agent at victim's house in Amnesbury
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Novichok poisoning case: UK police find 'small bottle' containing Soviet-made nerve agent at victim's house in Amnesbury

British police said on Friday they have found a "small bottle" containing the Soviet-made nerve agent Novichok in the home of one of two Britons who fell ill from the substance last month.

UK woman Dawn Sturgess dies after being exposed to Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok, say British authorities
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UK woman Dawn Sturgess dies after being exposed to Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok, say British authorities

A woman in southwest England died after being exposed to nerve agent Novichok in March

What is Novichok? Russian nerve agent that critically wounded former spy among deadliest weapons developed by man
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What is Novichok? Russian nerve agent that critically wounded former spy among deadliest weapons developed by man

One of the Novichok group of chemicals is so toxic that it's five to eight times more potent than the VX nerve agent, which was used in the poisoning of Kim Jong-un's half brother in North Korea.

Yulia Skripal, poisoned in nerve agent attack, says recovery slow and painful; 'lucky to have survived'
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Yulia Skripal, poisoned in nerve agent attack, says recovery slow and painful; 'lucky to have survived'

Yulia was discharged from a local hospital last month, and her father last week. Both have been taken to an undisclosed location for their protection. In a statement, Yulia Skripal said she and her father are "so lucky to have both survived this attempted assassination."

G7 nations call on Russia to 'urgently address' Salisbury nerve agent attack, provide full disclosure of Novichok programme
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G7 nations call on Russia to 'urgently address' Salisbury nerve agent attack, provide full disclosure of Novichok programme

Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven industrialised nations called on Russia to come clean about a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain

Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal's health 'improving rapidly', no longer in critical condition, says Salisbury District Hospital
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Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal's health 'improving rapidly', no longer in critical condition, says Salisbury District Hospital

The former Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, who was found slumped in an English city after being poisoned is no longer in critical condition and is "improving rapidly", the hospital treating him said.

UK lab says it hasn't identified 'precise source' of nerve agent used to poison ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal
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UK lab says it hasn't identified 'precise source' of nerve agent used to poison ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal

The head of the British military facility analysing the Novichok nerve agent used to poison Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter said on Wednesday it has "not identified the precise source" of the substance.

Yulia Skripal, daughter of Russian ex-spy, recovering from nerve agent attack; father in critical but stable condition
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Yulia Skripal, daughter of Russian ex-spy, recovering from nerve agent attack; father in critical but stable condition

The daughter of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal is getting better after spending three weeks in critical condition due to a nerve toxin attack at his home in England