World Jul 04

AMESBURY, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Police on the scene outside Amesbury Baptist Centre as Wiltshire Police declare a major incident after a man and woman were exposed to an unknown substance on July 4, 2018 in Amesbury, England. The pair, who are in their 40s, are in a critical condition after being found unconscious at an address in Muggleton Road Amesbury. The town is around 10 miles from Salisbury where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in a suspected nerve agent attack. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)
Police: 2 more exposed to same nerve agent that sickened spy

The country's chief counterterrorism police officer said tests at Britain's defense laboratory had confirmed what many residents feared — a man and woman in their 40s had been poisoned with the same toxin that almost killed a former Russian spy…

World Apr 06

Sergei Skripal, a former colonel of Russia's GRU military intelligence service, looks on inside the defendants' cage as he attends a 2006 hearing at the Moscow military district court. File photo by Kommersant/Yuri Senatorov via Reuters
Poisoned ex-spy recovering, no longer in critical condition

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…

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