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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

Who protects British democracy from Russia? No one, concludes UK Parliament report
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Who protects British democracy from Russia? No one, concludes UK Parliament report

The report described how British politicians had welcomed Russia's oligarchs to London, allowing them to launder their illicit money through what it called the London “laundromat”

Russia detains American citizen in Moscow suspected of espionage; criminal case filed by Federal Security Service
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Russia detains American citizen in Moscow suspected of espionage; criminal case filed by Federal Security Service

Russia has detained a US citizen in Moscow accused of spying, the FSB security service said on Monday. It said in a statement that the American was detained on Friday "while carrying out an act of espionage" and that a criminal case had been opened.

US cites Russia's 'disregard for international norms', sanctions for meddling in 2016 polls, nerve agent attack in UK
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US cites Russia's 'disregard for international norms', sanctions for meddling in 2016 polls, nerve agent attack in UK

The US will continue to work with international allies to take collective action to defend against sustained malign activity by Russia, its proxies, and intelligence agencies, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said

Switzerland launches criminal proceedings against two suspected Russian spies accused of launching cyber attack on WADA
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Switzerland launches criminal proceedings against two suspected Russian spies accused of launching cyber attack on WADA

Swiss officials have said the two suspects, arrested in the Netherlands earlier this year, were planning a cyber attack on the Spiez laboratory in Bern and launched an attack on the Lausanne office of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

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 dismisses claim of two Russian nerve agent attack suspects as
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UK dismisses claim of two Russian nerve agent attack suspects as "lies and blatant fabrications"

The UK government Thursday dismissed as "lies and blatant fabrications" the claim of the two Russians accused of carrying out a deadly nerve agent attack in the country on a former Russian spy and his daughter that they were innocent civilian tourists.

Vladimir Putin says men suspected of poisoning former spy in UK identified as civilians, urges them to speak to media
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Vladimir Putin says men suspected of poisoning former spy in UK identified as civilians, urges them to speak to media

The British government has said Putin is ultimately responsible for the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal, a claim the Kremlin has strongly denied.

Russia says UK blaming Kremlin for nerve agent attack on spy Sergei Skripal is 'unacceptable'
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Russia says UK blaming Kremlin for nerve agent attack on spy Sergei Skripal is 'unacceptable'

Russia has long denied any involvement in the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury and insisted it is ready to cooperate on any investigation.

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

Britain's foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt to urge US, Europe to implement tougher sanctions on Russia
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Britain's foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt to urge US, Europe to implement tougher sanctions on Russia

British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt will urge the United States and European countries to do more to call out Russia's "malign behavior" and keep Vladimir Putin in check, notably by implementing tough sanctions.

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.

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.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England coach Gareth Southgate says team felt welcome in Russia despite diplomatic tensions
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FIFA World Cup 2018: England coach Gareth Southgate says team felt welcome in Russia despite diplomatic tensions

England manager Gareth Southgate said his team were made welcome in Russia during the World Cup despite diplomatic tensions between Moscow and London.

Russia hopes for better ties with Britain after Boris Johnson's departure, says waiting for things to clear up in UK
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Russia hopes for better ties with Britain after Boris Johnson's departure, says waiting for things to clear up in UK

The Kremlin said it hoped to see an improvement in ties with the UK after Boris Johnson resigned as Britain's foreign minister in disagreement over the country's Brexit strategy.

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.

British counter-terror police joins Amnesbury case probe; couple's condition similar to Russian spy victims
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British counter-terror police joins Amnesbury case probe; couple's condition similar to Russian spy victims

British counter-terrorism officers joined the Amnesbury investigation after a couple were found in critical condition from a poisonous exposure. They were found near Salisbury where two Russian spies were poisoned in March.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Over 1000 English football hooligans banned from going to Russia, asked to hand in passports
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Over 1000 English football hooligans banned from going to Russia, asked to hand in passports

Over 1000 English football hooligans have had their passports seized by local authorities to prevent them from travelling to Russia for the World Cup.