Gulf Times - Sergei-Skripal
Russia warns British media after RT fined for coverage of poisoned spy

Russia warns British media after RT fined for coverage of poisoned spy

Russia on Friday warned British media operating on its territory that they should be ready for consequences after Britain's media regulator fined the state-financed RT television channel

EU sanctions Skripal suspects, Russia calls move groundless

EU sanctions Skripal suspects, Russia calls move groundless

The European Union sanctioned on Monday the heads of Russia's military intelligence and two of their officers blamed for poisoning a former Russian double agent in Britain last year, a decision Moscow dismissed as groundless.

US prepares more Russia sanctions over Britain nerve attack

US prepares more Russia sanctions over Britain nerve attack

The United States said Tuesday it was preparing more sanctions against Moscow over the attempted assassination in Britain of a former spy, after a previous round sowed chaos on Russian markets.

Two people fall ill in restaurant in poison attack city

Two people fall ill in restaurant in poison attack city

Police were called to the Prezzo restaurant in the evening in response to a "medical incident" involving a man and a woman, Wiltshire Police said in a statement.

‘Absurd' to accuse Russia of lying about spy poisoning: Kremlin

‘Absurd' to accuse Russia of lying about spy poisoning: Kremlin

The Kremlin on Friday said it was "absurd" for Britain to dismiss as unconvincing an interview with two suspects in the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal on British soil.

Kremlin calls British allegations in spy poisoning unacceptable

Kremlin calls British allegations in spy poisoning unacceptable

The Kremlin denied on Thursday that Russia had been in any way involved in the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter, describing British accusations that an attack had been approved by senior Russian officials as "unacceptable".

UK seeks two Russian spies over nerve agent attack

UK seeks two Russian spies over nerve agent attack

Prosecutors announced charges against Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov for trying to kill Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok in the city of Salisbury on March 4.

UK police identify Novichok suspects as Russians: report

UK police identify Novichok suspects as Russians: report

Police believe they have identified suspects who carried out the Novichok attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury, the Press Association reported Thursday.

Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

Skripal, 66, a former colonel in Russia's military intelligence who betrayed dozens of agents to Britain, and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a public bench in the southern English city of Salisbury on March 4.

Daughter in nerve agent poisoning leaves hospital

Daughter in nerve agent poisoning leaves hospital

Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with a nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury along with her Russian ex-spy father, has been discharged from hospital, an official said Tuesday.

Sergei Skripal recovering rapidly, hospital says

Sergei Skripal recovering rapidly, hospital says

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in a critical condition and his health is improving rapidly, more than a month after he was poisoned with a nerve agent in England, the hospital treating him said on Friday.

Russia says spy poisoning, not incomplete stadiums, hurting World Cup

Russia says spy poisoning, not incomplete stadiums, hurting World Cup

Russia World Cup organisers are more worried about Moscow's latest diplomatic standoff with the West than stadiums being completed on time, said top official Alexei Sorokin.