The sanctions have also been prolonged against five Syrian officials involved in chemical weapons development.
14:00, 12 October 2020
The pair have moved overseas after living for more than a year in an MI6 safe house.
21:10, 08 June 2020
President Vladimir Putin, who previously headed Russia's main intelligence agency, has made the country's military and spy agencies a priority during his tenure in office.
19:10, 25 February 2020
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
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
This is a unit of the G.R.U. that has been active over the years across Europe.
00:32, 09 October 2019
The officer received medical treatment and returned to duties shortly afterwards.
22:25, 15 August 2019
The measures will remain in place for a minimum of 12 months.
12:14, 03 August 2019
Washington imposed an initial batch of sanctions last year.
21:58, 02 August 2019
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
The also urged the president to "act in concert with our allies and partners to maximize our collective impact."
10:15, 30 July 2019
Russian hacking group APT28, also known as Fancy Bear, is believed to be controlled by the GRU and is the most likely culprit, although that will be difficult if not impossible to substantiate.
21:00, 27 July 2019
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 sayIntelligence services continue to believe the attack was ordered at "the highest level in the Russian state", the source said.
15:40, 04 March 2019
The man is high-ranking Russian military intelligence (GRU) operative.
22:00, 14 February 2019
Williamson will highlight close U.S.-UK military links and echo Trump's call for NATO countries to increase their spending, citing a need to better handle what Williamson called Russian provocation.
09:57, 11 February 2019
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
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
The price of the board game is 77 Russian rubles, which is about US$1.16.
02:45, 23 January 2019