Salisbury novichok poisonings: Sergei and Yulia Skripal move to New Zealand – media The pair have moved overseas after living for more than a year in an MI6 safe house.
21:10, 08 June 2020
Investigative journos find Russian wedding photos highlighting novichok suspect's security ties The man who walked his daughter down the aisle is Major General Andrei Averyanov, the secretive commander of a Russian military unit that Western intelligence officials have reportedly linked to a range of malfeasance in Europe.
09:50, 15 October 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
Third Russian suspect "commanded attack" on Skripal: media The pattern of his communications while in the UK indicates that Maj Gen Sergeyev liaised with officers in Moscow.
10:30, 29 June 2019
Secret services probed 'frantic' activity at Russian embassy in days before Novichok attack, sources say Intelligence services continue to believe the attack was ordered at "the highest level in the Russian state", the source said.
15:40, 04 March 2019
Third Skripal suspect linked to 2015 Bulgaria poisoning – Bellingcat Gebrev could think of two hypothetical reasons why he might have been targeted. One was his company's exports of specialized defense-related equipment to Ukraine.
23:59, 07 February 2019
Third Skripal hitman remained in UK after Salisbury Novichok attack – media He was using a passport whose number differed by only a few digits from the fake passports used under the names of Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov.
10:40, 07 February 2019
Board game based on Skripals poisoning on sale in Russia The price of the board game is 77 Russian rubles, which is about US$1.16.
02:45, 23 January 2019
EU approves sanctions against Russians for Skripals poisoning – journalist Earlier, U.S. Treasury added to their sanction lists 18 persons and four entities from Russia.
14:20, 21 January 2019
Ukraine advocates phased abolition of veto power in UNSC – Envoy Russia has been abusing its veto power in the organization, paralyzing its work.
17:00, 12 January 2019
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
The Telegraph: New sanctions to be imposed following Salisbury nerve attack Two senior GRU officers - now identified as Colonel Anatoliy Chepiga and Alexander Mishkin, a military doctor - were despatched to Salisbury to carry out the nerve agent attack on March 4.
17:18, 14 October 2018
Third GRU agent who carried out Skripal reconnaissance mission identified by secret services – media The GRU officer is expected to have reported back on details such as the layout of the cul de sac and which door Mr. Skripal used to enter the property.
11:42, 28 September 2018
Bellingcat: Skripal suspect Boshirov identified as GRU Colonel Anatoliy Chepiga In December 2014, Colonel Chepiga was awarded Russia's highest state award, Hero of the Russian Federation.
21:17, 26 September 2018
The Telegraph: Russian secret services in crisis over fallout from 'botched' Salisbury attack British officials believe the two suspects accused by Scotland Yard of the attack were wheeled out on Russian state-sponsored television as punishment for leaving a trail of evidence during the operation to target Col Skripal.
09:49, 17 September 2018
Two Russians suspected of Salisbury poisoning explain their visit to UK in interview to Russia's state media They have also commented on the British police's theory that they had brought a Nina Ricci perfume bottle full of the Novichok toxic nerve agent.
15:42, 13 September 2018
Russian hitmen spent weeks in Geneva before nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal – The Telegraph Whitehall sources said establishing who they met in Geneva was now "absolutely key to the ongoing investigation".
12:22, 08 September 2018
Salisbury poisoning: Russia hits out at West over novichok 'lie' – The Times The dose of nerve agent brought into the UK was strong enough to kill 4,000 people.
16:40, 07 September 2018