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The poisoning of Sergei Skripal, a former Russian military officer and double agent for the British intelligence agencies, and his daughter, Yulia Skripal, on 4 March 2018 in the city of Salisbury, England. Wikipedia

  • Novichok agent

    Group of nerve agents, some of which are binary chemical weapons. The agents were developed at the GosNIIOKhT state chemical research institute by the Soviet Union and Russia between 1971 and 1993. Wikipedia

  • On 30 June 2018, in Amesbury, two British nationals, Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess, were admitted to Salisbury District Hospital in Wiltshire, England. Police determined that they were poisoned by a Novichok nerve agent of the same kind used in the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, 8 mi away, almost four months prior. Wikipedia

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    Large hospital at Odstock in Wiltshire, England, about 1+1/2 mi south of the centre of the city of Salisbury. Managed by the Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust. Wikipedia

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Sentences forPoisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal

  • His access to the internet was cut off by Ecuador in March 2018 after he tweeted that Britain was about to conduct a propaganda war against Russia relating to the Poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal.WikiLeaks-Wikipedia
  • On March 13, 2018, Tillerson commented on the nerve gas poisoning in the United Kingdom of a former Russian spy and his daughter, calling it a "really egregious act" that clearly "came from Russia".Rex Tillerson-Wikipedia
  • In March 2018, 29 Western countries and NATO expelled in total at least 149 Russian diplomats, including 60 by the United States, in response to the poisoning of Skripal and his daughter on 4 March in the United Kingdom, which has been blamed on Russia.International sanctions during the Ukrainian crisis-Wikipedia
  • On 15 March 2018, in the wake of the Salisbury poisoning, Williamson answered a question about Russia's potential response to the UK's punitive measures against Russia by saying that "frankly, Russia should go away, and it should shut up".Gavin Williamson-Wikipedia
  • In March 2018, Babiš ordered three Russian diplomats to leave the country in a show of solidarity with the United Kingdom after a former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal was poisoned in Salisbury.Andrej Babiš-Wikipedia
  • Other alleged Russian intelligence operations included the Skripal poisonings and the Montenegrin coup plot, both of which were attributed by some to the Unit 29155 organization.2010s-Wikipedia
  • On 4 March 2018, former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal were poisoned in Salisbury with a Novichok nerve agent.Salisbury-Wikipedia
  • In April 2018, Trevelyan was criticised by the Alnwick Labour Party in the wake of the Poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal over claims that a Russian businessman gave almost £50,000 to fund her 2015 general election campaign.Anne-Marie Trevelyan-Wikipedia
  • On 15 March 2018, Corbyn wrote in The Guardian that "to rush way ahead of the evidence" about Russia's involvement in the Salisbury poisoning "serves neither justice nor our national security" and that responsibility for the attack "is a matter for police and security professionals to determine".Jeremy Corbyn-Wikipedia
  • In 2018, Christo Grozev and his team were awarded the European Prize for Investigative Journalism for their investigations into the identity of the suspects in the 2018 Novichok poisonings of the Skripals in the UK.Bellingcat-Wikipedia
  • Following the Poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in March 2018, the British government accused Russia of attempted murder.Leanne Wood-Wikipedia
  • During this period Novichok, the military nerve agent, was responsible for the 2018 Salisbury poisonings, and Whitty chaired the government SAGE (Scientific Advisory Group in Emergencies) and advised COBR for the crisis.Chris Whitty-Wikipedia
  • On 7 March 2018 and on 14 March 2018 two notices were issued to protect MI6 in relation to some aspects of the Skripal affair.DSMA-Notice-Wikipedia
  • McCaffrey specifically cited Trump's tepid response to United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that the Russian government was behind an alleged nerve gas attack on March 4 in England">Salisbury, England.Barry McCaffrey-Wikipedia
  • The tenure of Sergun's successor, Igor Korobov, was marked by what some news media construed as multiple high-profile setbacks, such as the thwarted 2016 coup d'état attempt in Montenegro, the failed 2018 Salisbury poisoning, and an unprecedented number of disclosed GRU agents.GRU (G.U.)-Wikipedia
  • In 2020 he played Stan Sturgess in the three-part fact-based BBC drama Salisbury_Poisonings">The Salisbury Poisonings, which portrays the 2018 Novichok poisoning crisis in Salisbury, England.Ron Cook-Wikipedia
  • Its reports on the War in Donbass (including the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17), the El Junquito raid, the Yemeni Civil War, the Skripal poisoning and a mass killing by the Cameroonian Army have attracted international attention.Bellingcat-Wikipedia
  • In April 2018 relations deteriorated over a potential US-led military strike in Middle East after the Douma chemical attack in Syria, which was attributed to the Syrian Army by rebel forces in Douma, and poisoning of the Skripals in the UK.Second Cold War-Wikipedia
  • On March 26, 2018, following the United States National Security Council's recommendation, to demonstrate the U.S.'s support for the UK's position on the Salisbury poisoning incident, president Donald Trump ordered the expulsion of sixty Russian diplomats and closure of Russian consulate in Seattle.Russia–United States relations-Wikipedia
  • Glen's constituency was the location of the Poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal.John Glen (politician)-Wikipedia
  • In December 2018, Ofcom ruled that seven programmes broadcast by RT between 17 March and 26 April of that year, in the wake of the Salisbury nerve agent attacks, had breached the UK's impartiality rules; the BBC reported that RT was "extremely disappointed by Ofcom's conclusions".RT UK-Wikipedia
  • In the 21st century, Novichok agents came to public attention after they were used to poison opponents of the Russian government, including the Skripals and two others in Amesbury, UK (2018) and Alexei Navalny (2020), but civil poisonings with this substance have been known since at least 1995.Novichok agent-Wikipedia
  • After the prisoner exchange in 2010 he moved to the UK and in 2018 Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury, England.Illegals Program-Wikipedia
  • In March 2018, as a result of the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, relations between the countries deteriorated still further, both countries expelling 23 diplomats each and taking other punitive measures against one another.Russia–United Kingdom relations-Wikipedia
  • On 4 March 2018, he and his daughter Yulia, a Russian citizen who was visiting him from Moscow, were poisoned with a Russian-developed Novichok nerve agent.Sergei Skripal-Wikipedia
  • The series portrays the 2018 Novichok poisoning crisis in Salisbury, England, and the subsequent Amesbury poisonings.Anne-Marie Duff-Wikipedia
  • Following the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in 2018, the UK responded with bilateral and multilateral diplomatic efforts that led to nations around the world expelling one hundred and fifty Russian diplomats, described by CNN as a "remarkable diplomatic coup for Britain".Soft power-Wikipedia
  • On 4 March 2018, he and his daughter Yulia, who was visiting him from Moscow, were poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent.Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko-Wikipedia
  • In March 2018, former GRU agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned in Salisbury, United Kingdom by a chemical agent later confirmed to be Novichok.Russia and weapons of mass destruction-Wikipedia
  • On 4 March 2018, a former Russian agent (who was convicted of high treason but allowed to live in the United Kingdom via a spy swap agreement), Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who was visiting from Moscow, were both poisoned by a Novichok nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury.Nerve agent-Wikipedia

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