It has been almost a year since Kremlin intelligence officers attempted to kill a Russian defector in the British city of Salisbury by poisoning him with a nerve agent. That attack, and the subsequent death of a British woman, scared…
By Malcolm Brabant
Russian President Vladimir Putin unleashed a pointed verbal attack on the U.S. while speaking with special correspondent Ryan Chilcote in Moscow Wednesday. He called concerns about Russian meddling in the upcoming 2018 elections “insanity” and he criticized some Trump administration…
By Ryan Chilcote
British police say a woman who was exposed to a nerve agent in southern England has died.
By Associated Press
The head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said the second nerve agent had "nothing to do with the samples collected by the OPCW team in Salisbury."…
By Mike Corder, Associated Press
By Jill Lawless and Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press
Ex-spy Sergei Skripal is improving rapidly and is no longer in critical condition, a British health official said Friday, a month after he and his daughter were poisoned with a rare nerve agent that triggered a diplomatic crisis between Russia…
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow wants a thorough probe into the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain and will demand to be part of it.
By Jill Lawless, Danica Kirka, Associated Press
LONDON — Britain announced Wednesday it will expel 23 Russian diplomats — the biggest such expulsion since the Cold War — and break off high-level contacts with the Kremlin over the nerve-agent attack on a former spy and his daughter…
U.S. troops uncovered two sites near Baghdad containing unidentified liquid and white powder, an officer told reporters Friday, however, an official in Washington said initial testing suggested explosive materials rather than chemical weapons.
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