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Inspectors back UK in spy poisoning row
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Inspectors back UK in spy poisoning row

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In the days after the poisoning, specialist officers wore protective suits at the scene in Salisbury The international chemical weapons watchdog has confirmed the UK's analysis of the type of nerve agent used in the Russian ex-spy poisoning. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons did not name…

UK lawmaker says spy poisoning looks to be ‘state-sponsored’
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UK lawmaker says spy poisoning looks to be ‘state-sponsored’

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May will update lawmakers Monday on the nerve-agent poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, and a senior lawmaker said he expects her to blame the Russian government. Tom Tugendhat, who chairs Parliament's Foreign Affairs committee, said the case is "looking awfully like it was state-sponsored attempted…

Spy’s poisoning is latest case to stir suspicion of Russia
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Spy’s poisoning is latest case to stir suspicion of Russia

LONDON (AP) — Britain offers wealthy Russians many attractions: London's culture, bucolic countryside, exclusive schools, and a global financial hub. But for some former spies and foes of Russian President Vladimir Putin, a move west has been lethal. Sergei Skripal, a former Russian military intelligence officer who was convicted of helping British agents and then…