Map. History of Russia conflict

18 Juli 2018
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Ryabkov: New anti-Russian sanctions demonstrate US powerlessness
Three US House members denounce Putin for blaming "Russian aggression against the U.S. on Jews, Ukrainians and Tatars. There is one person responsible for Russia's hostile actions, and that is Putin."
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has issued a subpoena to the Trump Organization for documents related to Russia.
Senate Intelligence Committee leaders @SenatorBurr @MarkWarner with statement on Salisbury Britain attack targeting former Russian spy and his daughter: "It has become clear that Russia is behind this effort to kill innocent civilians with a banned nerve agent"
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"It would be ill-advised for the Assad government to use any gas [chemical weapons]" says DoD's Dana White when asked if US prepared to go beyond rhetoric in Syria "This administration has been quite clear"
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"We are going to be consistent in that message and we are going to continue to urge them to do that" says @ChiefPentSpox "We will use the @UN. We will use our partners."
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"We urge Russia to compel the Assad government to stop killing innocent Syrians and allow much need aid to reach the people of East Ghouta", says Pentagon's Dana White, calling for resumption of Geneva talks
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US @DeptofDefense expressing more unhappiness with Russia in Syria "Russia enables the Assad government" says @ChiefPentSpox, adding when it comes to East Ghouta "Their double-dealing is exacerbating the loss of innocent lives Russia is morally complicit and responsible"
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Moscow had 'no programmes' to develop Novichok nerve agent: senior diplomat
Trump says it looks like Russians were behind poisoning of former spy in Britain
Trump says it looks like Russians were behind poisoning of former spy in Britain
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Russia Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says Moscow is preparing retaliatory measures after the US imposed its new round of sanctions, reports @interfax_news
Among the entities and individuals sanctioned: the Internet Research Agency LLC and Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin (member of Putin's inner circle) - already indicted by the Mueller investigation
Washington: Russia's behavior in the world is causing problems and sanctions aimed at changing that
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England manager Gareth Southgate says the team are "desperate" to play at the World Cup in Russia but he has no influence over whether the team will go
US slapping sanctions on Russia for Election 2016, NotPetya - "the most destructive and costly cyber-attack in history" - in February 2018, says @USTreasury
New sanctions "part of a broader effort to address the ongoing nefarious attacks emanating from Russia" per @USTreasury's Mnuchin, says more coming "to hold Russian government officials and oligarchs accountable for their destabilizing activities"
"We are very focused on dealing with Russian aggression," insists another US national security official
"The federal government cannot protect every computer, every network in the world," says a US national security official, assistance from companies to secure their own systems is needed
US imposes sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged interference in American election, including 13 indicted by Mueller
Treasury has added Russia's Internet Research Agency to sanctions list, as well as over a dozen individuals connected to it that were named in Mueller's indictment
US hits Russia with sanctions for 'election meddling': officials
US "will increase pressure on Russia until they change their behavior" in the cyber sphere, says US official
"This is the first use of" Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, confirms a US national security official
About 4,000 targets of cyberattacks in US notified last year by @FBI, according to government official. Energy sector specifically being targeted by Russia and @FBI and @DHSgov have coordinated "to respond in a robust way."
Action taken by @USTreasury targets "some of those responsible for cyberatacks," says a fourth official
Cyberattacks by Russia on critical US industrial infrastructure "is long-term and still ongoing," says a third US national security official
"There will be more to come" targeting Russia, says official of US responses to the cyberattacks
Russia FSB intelligence agency has targeted US government cyber-security, diplomatic, military and other personnel, according to official
"US government and critical infrastructure" have been targeted by Russia cyberattacks, says US officials
Russia government "reckless and irresponsible," says the US official. "Today's sanctions also target other destructive cyber-attacks"
New US Treasury sanctions announced targeting Russia, Internet Research Agency, Priogozhin, others previously indicted by Mueller probe
The US Treasury Department is imposing new sanctions on Russian personalities and entities
New sanctions by @USTreasury on Russia for cyberattacks announced
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Jeremy Corbyn says the country responsible for the Salisbury nerve agent attack "appears to be Russia".
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May says joint statement made by leaders of the UK, France, Germany and the U.S. shows the nerve agent attack could have happened anywhere and "a united stance" is being shown
"We need a clearly articulated cyber doctrine that will deter nations like Russia from going after our crucial institutions" says @MarkWarner "We've got make sure they know whether it's Russia or other near-peer adversaries that there will be consequences"
"We should all be alarmed by the destabilizing role played by Vladimir Putin's Russia, which threatens both the United States and our allies," warns @MarkWarner
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Russian foreign ministry says "London has something to hide" after Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson told Russia to "shut up and go away"
Lavrov falls down during entrance to the stage4 måned siden
Lavrov falls down during entrance to the stage
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Putin and the Security Council of Russia are extremely concerned about the destructive position of Britain in the case of Skripal- Peskov
A joint statement, pointing finger at Russia for Salisbury poisoning, from @theresa_may, @EmmanuelMacron, Angela Merkel and @realDonaldTrump
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UK PM Theresa May says "we do hold Russia culpable for this brazen, brazen act and despicable act"
NATO chief to meet Britain's Johnson over attack, warns Russia
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Defense secretary's reaction shows UK is worrying, has something to hide – Moscow
"There's been no request for Article V" collective defense by the UK, says @jensstoltenberg. There's also been no British request for practical support in the investigation, but he asserts the political support NATO has provided is crucial too
NATO must remain united and predictable in the face of Russia's reckless behavior, says @jensstoltenberg, and "we all would benefit" if Moscow would end its aggression
Does the UK nerve-agent attack signal Russia has launched an all-out hybrid war? NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg says that's been happening for some time now, looking back at Crimea and tactics against Ukraine
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London is deliberately refusing to act in the Skripal case with official methods - Lavrov - TASS.
Poison attack in UK is not just against Britain, says NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg, and "Britain is not alone." He says this caps a long string of "reckless behavior" by Russia and NATO is looking at what it can do in response
NATO chief says Russia lowering its threshold for using nuclear weapons, responsible for destabilizing tactics in Europe
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg says alliance "wont mirror" Russian buildup of forces and capabilities "drone for drone" and so on, but is equipped to defend all allies against all threats
NATO's @jensstoltenberg says nerve agent attack comes against a pattern of "reckless behavior" by Russia including Ukraine, Baltic build up, Montenegro coup attempt.
1st offensive use of a nerve agent on NATO's territory since our foundation - NATO Allies agree that the attack was a clear breach of international norms, offered support for the ongoing investigation and have called on Russia to address the UK's questions - @jensstoltenberg
NATO SecGen @jensstoltenberg raises Russian culpability in use of "one of most toxic [substances] ever developed" in the first such attack on alliance soil. "This is unacceptable; it has no place in a civilized world," he says. Moscow must address UK's questions.
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"Let's face it, relations aint good are they?" - UK Defence Secretary says the "cool war" between Russia and the UK is feeling "exceptionally, exceptionally chilly"
UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson says there is no doubt where this attack came from: it came from Russia4 måned siden
UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson says "there is no doubt where this attack came from: it came from Russia"
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PM visiting Salisbury later
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UK Defence Secretary Williamson on a possible retaliation from Moscow: "Frankly Russia should go away and shut up"
Businessman and former FSB colonel Konstantin Vasiliev shot dead in his car in Belgorod Oblast.
"Anything short of full solidarity with the UK would be considered a victory for the Kremlin" says former NATO Secretary General @AndersFoghR
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Former NATO Secretary General @AndersFoghR on Russia poisoning - there should be a "collective response by the allies" but "maybe it would be too much to invoke Article 5"
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France to take action over former spy poisoning in coming days: Macron
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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says the Government feels their response to the nerve agent attack has been "proportionate" and that relations between the UK and Russia have become "very strained"
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Boris Jonhson on Russia: "Their attitude is one of smug sarcasm"
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Russia says will first inform UK on retaliation, then wider public
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Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia's response to British measures including the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats will come "very soon - I promise you that"
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UK cut in Russia gas imports would be political gesture: Russian energy minister
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Putin's retaliation against Britain will suit Russia's interests: Kremlin
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Kremlin slams Britain's 'absolutely irresponsible' position over former spy
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Russian state news agency RIA is reporting Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov will soon expel British diplomats in response to the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats by the UK
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Russia will expel UK diplomats in response to UK actions soon - Lavrov
Britain's response to the nerve agent attack on a Russian double agent in England does not go far enough, says the widow of a Russian dissident murdered in London4 måned siden
Britain's response to the nerve agent attack on a Russian double agent in England does not go far enough, says the widow of a Russian dissident murdered in London
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France's Macron backs UK claim that Russia behind former spy attack: statement
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France supports Britain's accusation of Russia poisoning the double spy
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Britain's statements on gas from Russia are politically motivated - Novak
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Putin has been talking about personally making the decision to storm the Dubrovka theatre, which resulted in the deaths of 170 people from a mystery gas used by security forces.
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Russia to launch mission to Mars next year – Putin
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UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson says it's obvious Russia has illegally hung on to stocks of Soviet chemical weapons and Moscow wants to deny the attack on ex-spy but also wants the world to know it is them
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Boris Johnson says he doesn't think thermonuclear conflict is on the cards
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UK's Johnson says corrupt Putin allies may be targeted
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Maria Zakharova, Foreign Ministry spokes, says Russia received no samples. UK is continuing with the 'information and political show'
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"The response measures against Britain will be taken in the near future." says Russian Foreign Affairs spokeswoman
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Russian Foreign Ministry says British PM's allegations about Russia are "insane" and that Russia is "very concerned" about use of chemical weapons in Britain after attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia
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Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson: We are fully committed to the Chemical Weapons Convention
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Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson: We would like to begin a serious dialogue with London on the recent crisis
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Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman: The British government has taken hostile action against Russia
9 tons of gold spilled out of a cargo plane in Yakutia after its door fell off mid-flight
White House says it shares Britain's assessment that Russia is responsible for poisoning of Russian ex-spy
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Russian delegate: Britain wants to smear Russia's reputation
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Russian ambassador to the U.N. says 'we demand that material proof be provided of allegedly found Russian trace' in poisoning incident in Britain
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Russia's Lavrov never accepted invite, withdrawn, to visit Britain - Foreign Ministry
Vasily Nebenzya: It is even difficult for me to comment while using diplomatic vocabulary.4 måned siden
Vasily Nebenzya: It is even difficult for me to comment while using diplomatic vocabulary.
At UN Security Council meeting, Amb. Haley says US believes Russia is responsible for nerve attack:  If we don't take immediate, concrete measures to address this now, Salisbury will not be the last place we see chemical weapons used  This is a defining moment.4 måned siden
At UN Security Council meeting, Amb. Haley says US believes Russia is responsible for nerve attack: "If we don't take immediate, concrete measures to address this now, Salisbury will not be the last place we see chemical weapons used This is a defining moment."
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French delegate to the Security Council: France condemns the attack and solidarity with the British ally
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"The credibility of this council will not survive if we fail to hold Russia accountable," @nikkihaley tells UN Security Council in session about nerve gas attack in UK
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[email protected] says "The US believes that Russia is responsible" for the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
The United States stands in absolute solidarity with the United Kingdom. The United States believes that Russia was responsible - @nikkihaley.4 måned siden
"The United States stands in absolute solidarity with the United Kingdom. The United States believes that Russia was responsible" - @nikkihaley.
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Britain: Russia';s threats will not deter us and we will defend our values
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In urgent UNSC meeting on poisoning of ex-spy in Salisbury @AmbassadorAllen says: We have not jumped to conclusions. We have carried out a thorough careful investigation which continues We have offered Russia a chance to explain but Russia has refused.
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Deputy British delegate: Russia failed to comply with the Chemical Weapons Convention
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Deputy British delegate to UN: We have informed the Chemical Weapons Organization of an attack on British territory
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Deputy UK Envoy: This act constitutes a violation of Article 2 of the Charter of the United Nations
UK's @AmbassadorAllen on way into brief UNSC on investigation of Salisbury ex-Russian spy poisoning: This was a reckless and indiscriminate act which put at risk the lives of innocent civilians.4 måned siden
UK's @AmbassadorAllen on way into brief UNSC on investigation of Salisbury ex-Russian spy poisoning: "This was a reckless and indiscriminate act which put at risk the lives of innocent civilians."
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Downing Street on PM's talks with @NicolaSturgeon
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France fully backs NATO statement voicing solidarity with UK and concern over first offensive use of nerve agent on Alliance territory since NATO's foundation. ChemicalWeapons are "a threat to international peace and security"
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Russian foreign ministry says "the British Government opted for confrontation with Russia our response measures will not be long in coming"
Russia's Lavrov never accepted invite, withdrawn, to visit Britain - Foreign Ministry4 måned siden
Russia's Lavrov never accepted invite, withdrawn, to visit Britain - Foreign Ministry
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UN chief says use of nerve agent in Britain 'unacceptable'
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Russian Foreign Ministry: Britain has chosen confrontation with Moscow
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Russian upper house of parliament head says Russia will react to UK actions in a fast, tough and reciprocal way
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Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says he "hopes common sense will prevail" as he denies Russian involvement in the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal
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UK will encourage the Trump administration to work together with Britain on the response to the nerve gas attack London blames on Russia, according to @theresa_may
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UK Foreign Office tells Britons travelling to Russia to be aware of the possibility of anti-British sentiment or harassment
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Moscow Orthodox Church concerned about May speech at Parliament
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Russia to speed up deliveries of S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries to Turkey
Russian media report that @GazpromEN will move jobs from its offices in UK, US, France and other overseas locations and move them to the corporate HQ in St. Petersburg
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We will look at security and protection of any UK football fans travelling to the World Cup in Russia - UK PM May
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British Prime Minister advises citizens wishing to travel to Russia to review the British Foreign Office first
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Russian Antifa activist flees to Finland after accusing the Federal Security Service (FSB) of torturing him
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PM says decision on the future of RT is for Ofcom
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Mrs May has acted, quite rightly, against Russia. Not that it will make any difference says @Nigel_Farage
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Russia's foreign ministry has responded to May's criticism of Lavrov with this sick burn: "Your minister is Boris Johnson"
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The Russian embassy in Britain says the London decision to expel Russian diplomats is hostile, unacceptable and unjustified
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Moscow: The British prime minister has no right to judge Russia in the spy case
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"The wealth of the Putin family should be exposed" says @TomTugendhat
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Russia "would have responded to the deadline if it had known it was innocent" points out Julian Lewis MP
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PM May: We are taking this matter to the UN. It will be part of an open discussion taking place tomorrow. This is not just about the incident that has taken place in the UK, it's about the use of chemical weapons
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Russia's Foreign Ministry tells local news agencies that its official response is imminent
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North Atlantic Council of @NATO will meet for a consecutive day tomorrow, PM says. This is a clear indication of gravity with which allies are treating Russia's attack on UK using chemical weapons
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Ian Blackford for @theSNP says has to be robust response to use of "terror on our streets". Welcomes measures announced by PM.
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PM May: This is not a question of our diplomacy. This is a question of the culpability of the Russian state on our soil We have a consensus with our allies
While Theresa May was announcing the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats, providing reaction on Russian TV was Andrei Lugovoi: the man who, Britain concluded, poisoned Alexander Litvinenko.4 måned siden
While Theresa May was announcing the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats, providing reaction on Russian TV was Andrei Lugovoi: the man who, Britain concluded, poisoned Alexander Litvinenko.
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UK PM May: This is not just an act of attempted murder this is an affront to the prohibition of the use of chemical weapons
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PM May: We will not tolerate such a flagrant breach of Russia's international obligations I will speak to other allies in the coming days
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UK PM May: It is not in our interests to break off all communication with Russian federation but this relationship cannot be the same
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UK PM May says UK government will include Magnitsky-type amendments to sanctions bill; increase checks on Russians coming into UK; consider new anti-espionage legislation, among other measures
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PM May: While our response must be robust, it must remain true to our values. Many Russians have made this their home but to those who seek to do us harm my message is simple - you are not welcome here
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PM May: We will make full use of existing powers to track those travelling to the UK who could threatening security of UK. We will increase checks on freight and flights
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May says we will suspend all high-level planned bilaterals with Russia, will revoke Lavrov meeting in UK
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May says will freeze Russian state assets wherever we have evidence of a threat
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PM says high-level bilateral contacts to be suspended. No ministers or royal family members going to World Cup.
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UK PM May: Through these explusions, we will degrade Russian intelligence. If they seek to rebuild it, we will prevent them from doing so
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PM May: "No attendance by Ministers or members of the Royal Family to this summer's World Cup"
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PM: Many Russian abide by our laws and play an important part. But to those do harm, PM says: "You are not welcome here"
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PM May: It was right to allow the Russian govt to provide an explanation but they have given no credible explanation. No explanation as to why Russia has an undeclared nuclear weapons programme instead they have treated this with sarcasm, contempt and defiance
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"Either this was a direct act by the Russian state against our country, or conceivably the Russian government could have lost control of a military grade nerve agent" - @Theresa_May on Salisbury
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PM seeking new legislative powers to harden defence, including power to detain those suspected of hostile activity at the border
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PM says 23 Russian diplomats to be expelled. Given a week to leave. Biggest expulsion for 30 years.
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UK PM May says Russia's response has show complete disdain, offered no explanation for undeclared chemical weapons program in contravention of law
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Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats as part of a range of measures in response to the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury
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PM: Must come together with allies to defend our security
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UK PM May: "We've agreed immediate actions to dismantle the Russian espionage network in the UK"
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UK PM May on Russian poisoning: "It must be met with a full and robust response."
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PM says Russia has shown defiance and contempt. Concludes Russian state responsible for attempted murder.
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PM says Russian response shows disdain for seriousness of situation
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Russia's response "has provided complete disdain for the gravity of these events" says PM May
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PM statement on Salisbury response
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Russia threatens to expel British media if UK bars Russia's RT over spy poisoning crisis
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Russian ambassador to the UK has told the British Government's actions are "completely unacceptable" and "a very serious provocation"
NATO allies urged Russia to answer Britain's questions over the poisoning of an ex-spy with a nerve agent, calling the suspected attack a "clear breach of international norms"
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The Russian Ambassador has left the UK Foreign Office and told to expect a response from Russia
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"Britain should follow international law" says Russian Ambassdor
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PM says more "significant" powers will be going to Edinburgh as part of the Brexit process; then manages to segue onto tax rates in Scotland
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@IanBlackfordMP PM says amendments took time because they were talking to devolved admins about them (not mentioning that current changes weren't agreed)
We stand in solidarity with our @NATO Ally, the United Kingdom, in condemning the offensive use of a nerve agent on their territory. Russia must address UK questions and provide full disclosure of their chemical weapon program to @OPCW – @USAmbNATO
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Britain summons Russian ambassador to Foreign Office - source
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Russian Ambassador is currently in the UK Foreign Office
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UK calls for 'urgent' UN Security Council meeting over nerve gas attack
NATO statement on Russian poisoning in UK
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There it is. PM brings up Labour's record on NHS in Wales
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Jeremy Corbyn raises case of cancer suffer resident in the UK being denied treatment. PM wants to look at case details before responding, but says more people being treated.
29 NATO Allies have just agreed a statement expressing full solidarity with the UK and offering support after the Salisbury attack – Stoltenberg
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PM condemns sending of suspicious packages to Muslim MPs
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UK Foreign Office says the UN Security Council will meet today to discuss the investigation into the nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal
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V busy couple of hours about to start in the Commons. PMQs then a statement from the PM on response to Salisbury attack
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Sky News: Britain to expel Russian diplomats
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Sky Sources: Prime Minister Theresa May is to announce the expulsion of Russian diplomats as part of a range of measures in response to the nerve agent attack on former spy
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The UK PM will announce the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the UK. Not as many as in 1971 but "significant" I'm told
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The UK has called for an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council to update Council members on the investigation into the nerve agent attack in Salisbury
President of the European Council Donald Tusk says waiting for suggestions from London before deciding common EU reaction to poisoning attack
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Tusk: For real friends, this should be obvious: At a time of fake news spreading, meddling in our elections, and attacks on people on our soil with nerve agent, the response must not be transatlantic bickering but transatlantic unity
Tusk: I express my full solidarity with PM @theresa_may in the face of the brutal attack inspired, most likely, by Moscow. I'm ready to put the issue on next week's EUCO agenda
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After spy is poisoned, Britain mulls closing door to London for Russia's rich
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Russia's Lavrov says no progress made in stand-off with Britain
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Russia rejects "ultimatums" over spy poisoning
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ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies attacked Luhanske with mounted grenade launchers and heavy machine guns and Zalizne with small arms and automatic grenade launchers. Donetsk sector – militants attacked Shakhta Butovka with small arms and shelled Pisky with 82mm mortars.
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Kremlin says ties with US cannot get any worse under new Secretary of State
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Only Russia could be behind U.K. poison attack: toxin's co-developer
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The UK National Security Council is meeting to discuss the government's response to Russia
The Russian Embassy issues a *furious* and rambling press release slamming the @australian for its coverage of the Skripal case and "dirty anti-Russian lampoon" - "Let's leave on the conscience of Mr Romaniv his russophobic scum"
Alexei Navalny's coordinator in Kaliningrad, Yegor Chernyuk, spent last night in a police cell.
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