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May to Putin: Stop 'destabilizing' UK, allies

Jun 28, 2019 - 7:43 PM

(UPDATED) The comments come as British Prime Minister Theresa May meets Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time since the row over the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil

FIRST MEETING. Russian President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka on June 28, 2019. Photo by Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik/AFP

Britain accuses 'reckless Russia' of breaking chemical arms ban

Apr 19, 2018 - 8:38 AM

The accusations come as diplomats from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons meet behind closed-doors in The Hague to discuss the crisis

THE SKRIPALS' POISONING. British Military personnel wearing protective coveralls work to remove a vehicle connected to the March 4 nerve agent attack in Salisbury, from a residential street in Gillingham, southeast England on March 14, 2018. File photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

Russia to expel 60 US diplomats, close a US consulate

Mar 30, 2018 - 9:35 AM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announces the expulsions on Thursday, March 29

SERGEI LAVROV. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R), flanked by newly-appointed Russian ambassador Gennady Gatilov, addresses the UN disarmament conference on February 28, 2018 in Geneva. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Iceland leaders to snub 2018 World Cup in Russia

Mar 27, 2018 - 11:30 AM

The decision is in line with the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter

BOYCOTT. Iceland's players and coaching staff celebrate after the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between Iceland and Kosovo in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo by Haraldur Gudjonsson/AFP

Pressure mounts on Putin over spy poisoning scandal

Mar 22, 2018 - 3:53 PM

US President Donald Trump agrees with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron 'on the need to take action to hold Russia accountable'

Russia hits back in spy poisoning row as experts called in

Mar 20, 2018 - 1:21 PM

'Sooner or later these unsubstantiated allegations will have to be answered for: either backed up with the appropriate evidence or apologized for,' says Vladimir Putin's spokesperson Dmitry Peskov

UK 'anticipated' expulsion of Moscow diplomats

Mar 17, 2018 - 7:22 PM

Moscow expels 23 British diplomats following London's 'provocative' measures over poisoning of ex-double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter

ANTICIPATED. British Prime Minister Theresa May (C) reacts during her visit to the Wellbeing Centre in Aldershot, south-west of London, January 9, 2017. File photo by Steve Parsons/AFP

Russia expels 23 British diplomats in spy poisoning crisis

Mar 17, 2018 - 6:29 PM

(UPDATED) The crisis erupts after Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were exposed to a Soviet-designed nerve agent, leaving them in critical condition

AFTERMATH. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (C) talks with dignitaries during her visit to Salisbury, southern England, on March 15, 2018, as she was shown the areas where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia went to, and were discovered at, following an apparent nerve agent attack on March 4. Photo by Toby Melville / Pool / AFP

Britain expels Russian diplomats over spy poisoning

Mar 15, 2018 - 11:36 AM

British Prime Minister Theresa May says Russia failed to respond to her demand for an explanation on how a Soviet-designed chemical, Novichok, was used in the English city of Salisbury

SPY POISONING. British police officers stand on duty at a cordon leading to a residential housing estate as Military personnel in wearing protective coveralls work to remove a vehicle connected to the March 4 nerve agent attack in Salisbury, from a residential street in Gillingham, southeast England on March 14, 2018. File photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

Kremlin rejects 'unfounded accusations,' ultimatums over poisoning row

Mar 14, 2018 - 9:21 PM

'Moscow does not accept unfounded accusations that are not based on evidence and a language of ultimatums,' Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says