Navalny poisoning: OPCW Director-General issues statement Any poisoning of an individual through the use of a nerve agent is considered a use of chemical weapons.
17:53, 03 September 2020
U.S. adds Russian chemical research facilities to sanctions list The entities are involved in Russia's chemical and biowarfare programs, U.S. officials note.
22:20, 26 August 2020
Denmark: Nord Stream 2 AG may use pipe-laying vessels with anchors The company can use pipe-laying vessels with anchors, either independently or in combination with DP pipe-laying vessels.
15:20, 06 July 2020
U.S. accuses Russia of breaching treaties on nuclear, chemical, biological weapons The U.S. believes Russia continues to develop chemical weapons, concealing data on CW stocks, as well as maintains an offensive bacteriological weapons program.
12:00, 17 April 2020
Despite Trump's efforts to torpedo Nord Stream 2, pipe receives final permit – media The pipeline will run adjacent to a former chemical weapons dumping ground in a region that is marked on official maps as "anchoring and fishing dangerous."
20:15, 05 November 2019
Nord Stream 2 poses major threat to environment in Baltic Sea over WW2-era chemical munitions – experts Massive volumes of chemical warfare agents were at different periods dumped in the area along the planned pipe-laying route.
16:15, 03 November 2019
EU extends Russia sanctions over Skripal poisoning The decision contributes to the EU's efforts to counter the proliferation and use of chemical weapons which poses a serious threat to international security.
21:20, 14 October 2019
Trump to sanction Russia over Skripal poisoning – media Trump has been loath to antagonize Russian President Vladimir Putin, but was moved to action by a bipartisan group of lawmakers.
11:05, 02 August 2019
Russian "fairy tales" seek to defame Ukraine A standard by-the-book KGB tactic has always been to seek to blacken the Ukrainian military, with false accusations of war crimes.
19:20, 31 December 2018
Kremlin's persistent claim of “expected chemical attack by Ukraine Armed Forces in Donbas” worrying – MP The deputy draws parallels with the latest Russian provocation involving chemical weapons in Syria's Aleppo.
15:20, 10 December 2018
Ukraine condemns Russia's aggressive activities in area of non-proliferation of chemical weapons – MFA Ukraine has called on the international community to increase pressure on the Russian Federation in the wake of Russian aggression.
20:40, 21 November 2018
U.S. says to issue chemical weapons-related sanctions against Russia – media The State Department did not say when the next batch of sanctions against Russia would be issued.
12:55, 07 November 2018
Pompeo says U.S. may hold Russia accountable for chemical weapons in Syria – media We will hold accountable those that are responsible for violating this fundamental principle, this idea that chemical weapons are fundamentally different than other types of weapon systems, Pompeo said.
22:40, 24 September 2018
Ukraine expresses solidarity with UK over conclusions about Russia's use of chemical weapons Ukraine reiterates its firm stance that the use of chemical weapons by anyone, anywhere and under any circumstances is a flagrant violation of international law and those responsible for such actions must be held accountable.
19:56, 08 September 2018
Trump warns Syria, Russia, Iran against attack on rebel stronghold "Hundreds of thousands of people could be killed," the U.S. president stressed.
10:20, 04 September 2018
Bloomberg: U.S. warns Russia it will hit Assad if he uses chemical arms U.S. officials say they have information Assad may be planning a chemical attack in the northwestern province of Idlib.
16:35, 25 August 2018
Stoltenberg: All NATO allies fully support joint military action in Syria Despite sustained diplomatic efforts, the Syrian regime continues to use chemical weapons against its own people.
23:45, 14 April 2018
Poroshenko considers U.S.-led coalition airstrike in Syria compelled yet justified This is a fair response to the fact of committing a brutal crime against humanity, that is a chemical attack in Douma on April 7, the president said.
19:45, 14 April 2018
NATO convenes emergency meeting on Syria The objective of the meeting is to update the Council on the latest developments in Syria.
17:45, 14 April 2018