Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Another Former Russian Intelligence Officer Poisoned in the UK (24) – Addendum

Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting.

</end editorial>

Further encouraging news on Ms Skripal. Russians announce tit-for-tat expulsions – no surprises. Russians now blaming Bill Browder for attack – also hardly surprising. Likely we can expect to see every visible Russia critic eventually blamed.

At the rate Russia is going we will soon see the media including Russia as part of the “New Axis of Evil” – something the regime has earned with its consistent effort over recent years.

Russia Will Expel 150 Diplomats, as Tensions With West Reach Fever Pitch – The New York Times

The move was in retaliation for the expulsion of diplomats by Britain, the United States and their allies. The U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg will be closed.

Russia to expel same number of diplomats as US, other countries | TheHill

Russia announced on Thursday that it would move to expel the same number of diplomats from the U.S. and other countries that booted Russian officials from diplomatic postings in recent days.

Lavrov Says Russia To Expel Same Number Of Envoys As West

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has announced Moscow will expel the same number of diplomats from nations that have expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Brit…

Spy poisoning: Russia expels US diplomats in tit-for-tat measure – BBC News

Moscow kicks out 60 diplomats and closes St Petersburg consulate in response to US action over spy poisoning.

Spy Poisoning: Russia Retaliates By Expelling Western Diplomats And Closing US Consulate

More than 100 agents dismissed from US and other nations.

Russia to Expel U.S. Diplomats in Tit-for-Tat Move – WSJ

Russia will expel U.S. and European diplomats and close the U.S. consulate general in St. Petersburg in response to measures taken against Russia over its alleged role in the poisoning of a former double agent in England.

Kremlin deflects blame for Skripal poisoning, accuses American | WTOP

The Russian government is attempting to blame Bill Browder and others for the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the UK as part of the Kremlin’s attempt to shift blame away.

UPDATED: Russian ambassador falsely accuses the U.S. of acting “unlawfully” in spy expulsions

Struggle against fake information about events in Ukraine

The Latest: Russia demands to see poisoned spy’s daughter | The Sacramento Bee

Russia’s foreign minister says Moscow is renewing its demand for access to Yulia Skripal, a Russian citizen who along with her ex-spy father was poisoned in Britain this month and reportedly is recovering.

The Latest: US: Russia has ‘no justification’ for expulsions – NY Daily News

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the nerve agent attack on an Russian ex-spy in Britain (all times local): 5:20 p.m.

Britain Signals Harder Look at Wealthy Russians and Russian Wealth – The New York Times

The government said it would review access to financial markets, and how wealthy Russians have gained residency in Britain.

Donald Trump Is Still Tough on Vladimir Putin and Russia | Time

The expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats and the closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle shows that U.S. policy on Russia remains tough.

Finding Your Name on Russia’s Hit List – Bloomberg

The nerve-gas poisoning of a former KGB agent in the U.K. has Moscow’s foes spooked.

Russia’s snark might have finally pushed the West too far (Opinion) – CNN

Reacting to the diplomatic blowup over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in the UK, Moscow may have overplayed its hand, Jill Dougherty says. Western governments aren’t amused; the joke, in the end, may be on Russia.

Russian spy: Yulia Skripal conscious and talking – BBC News

Yulia Skripal is improving rapidly, doctors say, four weeks after she was exposed to a nerve agent.

Yulia Skripal no longer in critical condition, say Salisbury doctors | UK news | The Guardian

Daughter of Sergei Skripal said to be improving rapidly while former spy remains critical after nerve agent poisoning

Poisoned Russian spy’s daughter Yulia Skripal ‘is now conscious and talking’ after announcement her condition is ‘improving rapidly’

Poisoned Russian spy’s daughter Yulia Skripal ‘is now conscious and talking’ after announcement her condition is ‘improving rapidly’

Yulia Skripal, Poisoned Daughter of Ex-Spy, Is Out of Critical Condition – The New York Times

Ms. Skripal was caught up in an apparent nerve-agent attack on her father, Sergei V. Skripal, in Britain, and the authorities have blamed Russia.