Secretary Tillerson: We have full confidence in the UK's investigation and its assessment that Russia was likely responsible for the nerve agent attack that took place in Salisbury last week.
Statement from Sec @StateDept Rex Tillerson following call with @BorisJohnson on Salisbury. Russia
NATO tonight - 'The UK is a highly valued Ally, and this incident is of great concern to NATO. NATO is in touch with the UK authorities on this issue."
Navalny: What would be the most effective and publicly supported type of sanctions that the UK could impose on Russia in response to the attempted assassination of Skripal? (assuming the Russian secret serves are indeed culpable) The answer is three surnames: Abramivich, Usmanov, Shuvalov
Attack on Russian spy in Britain "an outrage," White House says
"We've been monitoring the incident closely," says @PressSec, adding the suspected Russian nerve gas attack in the UK an "outrage, reckless and irresponsible" and US stands with its ally.
Situation around Skripal poisoning going under pre-designed templates, May's statement irresponsible - Lugovoi
Skripal incident provocation ahead of Russia's presidential election, FIFA world cup - Federation Council - IFX
Chris Bryant wants broadcasting licence for Russia Today revoked. @theresa_may does not rule it out
It is "highly likely" Russia deployed a military grade nerve agent on UK soil. "If not an act of war, it was a war like act", says Tom Tugendhat, the chair of the Foreign Affairs comm.
Russia's foreign ministry says comments by British PM Theresa May about spy poisoning are a 'circus show'
Russian Foreign Ministry: May's statement on Skripal is an information-political campaign based on a provocation - Interfax.
UK PM May: There can be no question of business as usual with Russia
UK PM May: In relation to Russia, we have a simple approach - engage but be aware. It shows how right it is we've been cautious in our approach
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has told the Russian ambassador that Russia must "immediately provide full and complete disclosure" of its Novichok nerve gas programme to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and has until the end of tomorrow to respond
Attack "was an indiscriminate and reckless act against the UnitedKingdom" says @theresa_may "We will not tolerate such a brazen attempt to murder innocent civilians on our soil"
Calls of "shame" from Tory benches as Corbyn sits down after the Labour Leader singled out @TomTugendhat for criticism
"We must stand ready to take much more extensive measures" warns Britain PM @theresa_may after saying "highly likely" Russia behind nerve gas poisoning on ex-Russian spy in UK
Corbyn calls for increased dialogue with Russia and says anything else could inflame tensions.
Corbyn calls for increased dialogue with Russia and says anything else could inflame tensions
"Our commitment to collective defense and security through @NATO remains as strong as ever in the face of Russian behavior" says Britain PM @theresa_may
Theresa May gives Russian ambassador 36 hour ultimatum to explain how state developed nerve agent used in Salisbury, or face "extensive measures".
"This action has happened against a backdrop of a well-established pattern Russian state aggression" says @theresa_may, citing illegal annexation of Crimea, fomenting conflict Donbassand election meddling/cyber campaign
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Former Russian spy and his daughter poisoned in Salisbury by "military grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia" - UK PM Theresa May
In Parliament @theresa_may says ex spy and daughter were poisoned with military grade nerve agent of type developed by Russia
Britain's May says if no response from Russia, Britain will conclude that the action amounts to a use of force on British territory
UK's May gives Russia end of Tuesday deadline to explain spy poisoning
Corbyn: "We need to see the evidence and a full account from the Russian authorities."
Britain has summoned the Russia ambassador, "asked him to explain which of these two possibilities it is" says PM @theresa_may
UK prime minister says it's 'highly likely' Russia responsible for poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal
"Either this was a direct act by the Russian state against our country or the Russian government lost control" of its nerve agent per Britain PM @theresa_may
_may : Russian made Novichok nerve agent used in 'reckless and despicable' attack in Salisbury. Only 2 conclusions possible: it was Russian state action or Russia has lost control of a banned nerve agent
British PM @theresa_may promises "full range of appropriate responses against those who would act against our country in this way"
"I share the impatience of this house and the country at large to bring those responsible to justice" Britain's PM @theresa_may tells Parliament on nerve agent attack on former Russia agent who assisted Brit intel
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Democrats urge President Trump to "devote all resources available" to extradite 13 Russians charged with interfering in 2016 election, calling it "imperative for deterring Russia from future attacks on our democracy."
Secretary of Russia's Security Council Nikolai Patrushev is scheduled to visit Belarus from 13 to 14 March. Nikolai Patrushev and State Secretary of Belarus' Security Council Stanislav Zas are set to hold consultations on security.
Russia's Lavrov to meet South Korean security chief
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Russian nationalist motorcycle club announces a March tour of Bosnia and Serbia, calling it 'Russian Balkans'.
Putin: UK should 'get to bottom' of spy attack then we'll talk
At a grain centre in Krasnodar, BBC Steve Rosenberg just asked Putin if Russia is behind Skripal poisoning: "We're dealing with agriculture hereand you talk to me about some tragedies. Get to the bottom of things there, then we'll discuss this."
Putin ordered to shoot down an Istanbul-bound passenger plane thought to be hijacked during Sochi Winter Olympics. Later it turned out that it was a false alarm.
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Kolomna. Hundreds of cars went on March 11 for an "anti-garbage" action. The city is excited about plans to expand the Volovichi landfill
Prime Minister Theresa May will make a statement to update MPs on the nerve agent attack on a Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia at around 16.30
Peskov: the situation with the poisoning of Skrypal - not the Kremlin's question
Putin is being reported on the situation with the landfill in Volokolamsk - Peskov
Peskov considers Putin's criticism of his "normal working process"
UK PM May expected to blame Russia for poisoning of spy - British lawmaker
Kremlin re Skripal' case: "We haven't heard any statements from British politicians or official representatives that Russia is involved in this affair. The thing here is about various information agencies in the UK media, which are not always well known for their objectivity."
Kremlin re Skripal' case: "This incident happened on British soil and it doesn't have anything to do with the Russian Federation whatsoever, let alone the President. "
ATO spox: Russia-backed militants committed 4 ceasefire violations yesterday. Ukrainian troops did not return fire. Unfortunately, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed in action by an unidentified explosive device.
ATO spox: Luhansk sector - Russian proxies attacked Luhanske and Troitske with heavy machine guns and mounted grenade launchers, used automatic grenade launchers near Novozvanivka. Donetsk sector - militants attacked Verkhniotoretske with small arms and heavy machine guns.
A sharp increase in public sector wages is due to the implementation of the "May decrees" - Topilin
EU prolongs sanctions against Russia over its illegal seizure of Crimea four years ago
The European Union has extended sanctions for half a year against 150 citizens and 38 Russian companies
Chairman of the UK House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Tom Tugendhat says the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia looks like state-sponsored attempted murder
Seoul official to brief China, Russia and Japan on North Korea developments
British PM May to chair National Security Council meeting today to discuss poisoning of former Russian double agent
A North Carolina congressional candidate says the website she used when she campaigned for another office is owned by a Russian
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Russia's ministry of defense posts a video of what it says is a recent test of an air launched hypersonic missile
: Have shown conclusively that there was no Collusion with Russia..just excuse for losing. The only Collusion was that done by the DNC, the Democrats and Crooked Hillary. The writer of the story, Maggie Haberman, a Hillary flunky, knows nothing about me and is not given access.
: The Failing New York Times purposely wrote a false story stating that I am unhappy with my legal team on the Russia case and am going to add another lawyer to help out. Wrong. I am VERY happy with my lawyers, John Dowd, Ty Cobb and Jay Sekulow. They are doing a great job and..
Russia tested 210 weapons in Syria - Defense Minister
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Near Volokolamsk, Moscow region, Russia, local residents continue their protests against Yadrovo landfill - they attempt to block the road uses by vehicles transporting solid waste
UK health officials say some limited contamination in restaurant, pub after nerve agent attack on ex-spy.
In Saratov region, Russia, FSB security service reportedly killed several alleged Jihadist militants who had been allegedly preparing a terrorist attack in the region:
Major General Vladimir Eremeev, deputy chief of the Main Directorate for Control and Supervision of the Russian Defense Ministry, was buried on Saturday, March 10, with exceptional security and security measures
Power supply restored in Krasnodar after blackout yesterday
US Jewish group @AJCGlobal denounces Putin for blaming election interference on Jews