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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.
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 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.
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…
Moscow kicks out 60 diplomats and closes St Petersburg consulate in response to US action over spy poisoning.
More than 100 agents dismissed from US and other nations.
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.
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.
Struggle against fake information about events in Ukraine
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.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the nerve agent attack on an Russian ex-spy in Britain (all times local): 5:20 p.m.
The government said it would review access to financial markets, and how wealthy Russians have gained residency in Britain.
The expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats and the closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle shows that U.S. policy on Russia remains tough.
The nerve-gas poisoning of a former KGB agent in the U.K. has Moscow’s foes spooked.
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.
Yulia Skripal is improving rapidly, doctors say, four weeks after she was exposed to a nerve agent.
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’
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.