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Deadline day: U.K. PM May gives Putin an ultimatum over Russian ex-spy's poisoning

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Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet meets this morning to discuss how to strike back at Russia over the poisoning of a former spy on British soil, ahead of a midnight deadline for the Kremlin to explain the attack.
In a dramatic statement to Parliament Monday, May announced that Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia had been poisoned more than a week ago with a “military grade” nerve agent known as “Novichok” developed by Russia, and warned of retaliatory measures. The premier holds talks with ministers at 9:30 a.m. in London, after which Home Secretary Amber Rudd...
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Russian news agencies say Foreign Ministry has summoned British ambassador in Moscow over poisoned spy case

Russian news agencies say Foreign Ministry has summoned British ambassador in Moscow over poisoned spy case

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The Latest: Chemical watchdog chief demands accountability

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The Latest on the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain : 10:40 a.m. The chief of the world's chemical weapons watchdog says that those responsible for...
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UK intelligence may be complicit in Skripal's poisoning - ex-FSB head

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A former FSB director suggested British intelligence agencies may be complicit in attempting the life of former double agent Sergei Skripal, adding the incident has actually caused “enormous harm” to Russia.
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Vladimir Putin was confronted by a British journalist over the poisoning of a former spy - and his reply was brutal

Vladimir Putin was confronted by a British journalist over the poisoning of a former spy - and his reply was brutal

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BBC journalist Steve Rosenberg asked Vladimir Putin about the poisoning of Sergei Skripal.
The Russian president said: "Get to the bottom of things there first, then we'll talk about this."
A BBC journalist confronted Vladimir Putin about the poisoning of Sergei Skripal - and he received a brutal response from the Russian president.
Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg collared Putin at an agriculture event in Krasnodar, south-west Russia. He asked: "Is Russia behind the poisoning of Sergei Skripal?"
Putin almost smirked at the reporter as he considered his answer. He said: "Look, we're...
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