Sergei Skripal

Russian Board Game Mocks Skripal Nerve Agent Attack

British officials, particularly those in the town of Salisbury, are appalled by the release of a Russian board game that mocks the attempt to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with the Novichok nerve agent last year.

The surreal mismatch between how last year's Novichok nerve agent attack in the quiet English city of Salisbury is viewed in Russia and how it's viewed in the West has taken another turn — now a Russian toymaker has made a board game mocking the incident.

Moscow Accuses Weapons Watchdog of Manipulating Skripal Probe

MOSCOW (RUSSIA) (AFP) – Moscow on Saturday accused the chemical weapons watchdog of manipulating the results of its probe into the poisoning of a former Russian spy, saying his samples had traces of a nerve agent used by the West.

Members of the Falcon Squadron, Royal Tank Regiment, at Winterbourne Gunner, southern England, conducting final preparation and training before deploying in support of the civil authorities in Salisbury city centre, Friday March 9, 2018. British police asked the military on Friday to help investigate the nerve-agent poisoning of a former …

China: Russian Diplomat Expulsions ‘Crude’ and ‘Uncivilized’ Response by West

China provided cover for its ally Russia in an editorial published Tuesday by the state-run Global Times, in which evidence of Russian involvement in the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal is dismissed as thin, and the Western response of expelling Russian diplomats is denounced as “a crude form of behavior” and “uncivilized.”

Chinese President Xi Jinping during a joint press briefing with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Great Hall of the People on January 9, 2018 in Beijing, China. At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron will pay a state visit to China …

NATO To Announce ‘Measures’ Over Russian Spy Poisoning

AFP — NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg will on Tuesday unveil “measures” in response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain, the alliance said, as international pressure mounts on Moscow. NATO has warned that the nerve agent attack

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Russian ‘Diplomats’ Expelled Across European Union, United States

WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States and more than a dozen European nations kicked out Russian diplomats on Monday and the Trump administration ordered Russia’s consulate in Seattle to close, as the West sought joint punishment for Moscow’s alleged role

A plane which carried Russian diplomats and their family members ordered to leave Britain as part of a standoff over a nerve agent attack on British soil, at Vnukovo 2 government airport outside Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Nearly two dozen Russian diplomats expelled by Britain over the poisoning …

US, France, Germany Blame Russia for UK Nerve Agent Attack

LONDON (AP) — The leaders of the United States, France and Germany joined Britain on Thursday in blaming Russia for poisoning a former spy with a powerful nerve agent, condemning what they called the first attack with a nerve agent in Europe since World War II.

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Trump Administration Sanctions Russians for Interfering in 2016 Election

The Trump administration announced sanctions on Thursday against Russian individuals and organizations accused of interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The sanctions designate five entities and 19 individuals under legislation and executive orders aimed at punishing those who engage in malicious cyber-activities.

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