Russia says spy poisoning 'grotesque provocation' by UK, US

Russia says spy poisoning 'grotesque provocation' by UK, US

The head of Russia's SVR foreign intelligence agency said on Wednesday the poisoning of a Russian former double agent in Britain was a "grotesque provocation" by the British and US security services.

Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates

Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates

The Russian foreign ministry said in a statement that it had summoned the heads of missions from 23 countries earlier to tell them that some of their diplomats had to leave the country.

Second police officer in hospital after UK spy poisoning

Second police officer in hospital after UK spy poisoning

A second police officer is being treated in hospital for suspected poisoning after a chemical attack on a former Russian double agent but the symptoms are minor, the Mail Online reported on Thursday.

UK PM May visits city where Russian double agent was poisoned

UK PM May visits city where Russian double agent was poisoned

British Prime Minister Theresa May visited Salisbury on Thursday, the elegant cathedral city which became the unlikely backdrop to a chemical attack against a Russian former double agent this month.

UK expulsion of envoys unacceptable -Russian embassy

UK expulsion of envoys unacceptable -Russian embassy

Britain's expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats following the poisoning of a former double agent is a hostile and unjustified action, Russia's embassy in London said on Wednesday.

Kremlin rejects accusations, ultimatums over poisoning row

Kremlin rejects accusations, ultimatums over poisoning row

"Moscow does not accept unfounded accusations that are not based on evidence and a language of ultimatums," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

Fisher goal downs Sharks

Fisher goal downs Sharks

Mike Fisher ended the longest game in Nashville Predators history with a rebound goal at 11:12 of the third overtime early, giving them a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks to tie the Western Conference semifinal at 2-2.