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Britain gives Putin until midnight to explain nerve attack on former spy
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: March 13, 2018 10:56AM
Comrade Trump sez a lot of people are saying that it may be that fat guy on his bed in the basement...maybe..

Britain gives Putin until midnight to explain nerve attack on former spy
[www.reuters.com]
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain gave President Vladimir Putin until midnight on Tuesday to explain how a nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union was used to strike down a former Russian double agent who passed secrets to British intelligence.
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Prime Minister Theresa May said it was“highly likely” that Russia was to blame after Britain identified the substance as part of the highly-lethal Novichok group of nerve agents developed by the Soviet military in the 1970s and 1980s. “Either this was a direct act by the Russian state against our country,” May told parliament on Monday.“Or the Russian government lost control of this potentially catastrophically damaging nerve agent and allowed it to get into the hands of others.”

Russia holds a presidential election on March 18 in which Putin, himself a former KGB spy, is expected to coast to a fourth term in the Kremlin. It has denied any role in the poisoning and says Britain is whipping up anti-Russian hysteria.

Russian ambassador Alexander Yakovenko, summoned to the Foreign Office, was given until the end of Tuesday to explain what happened or face what May said were“much more extensive” measures against the $1.5 trillion Russian economy. If no satisfactory Russian response is received by midnight London time then May will outline Britain’s response in parliament. She was due to hold a meeting of top security officials on Wednesday.
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Re: Britain gives Putin until midnight to explain nerve attack on former spy
Posted by: steve...
Date: March 13, 2018 12:40PM
Coincidence or not?

Putin enemy found dead in London eight days after Skripal poisoning, as counter-terror police launch investigation

Counter terrorism police have launched an investigation into the ‘unexplained’ death of a Russian business partner of Boris Berezovsky, Vladimir Putin’s arch enemy.

Nikolai Grushkov, 69, was found dead at his home in New Malden in south London on Monday evening.

Grushkov was the closest aide to Berezovsky who died in mysterious circumstances in 2013 at his home in Surrey. The death of Grushkov just eight days after the attempted assassination of Sergei Skripal, the Russian double agent who sold state secrets to MI6, will cause alarm although Scotland yard has insisted there is no evidence to suggest the two incidents are linked.


TheTelegraph




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Re: Britain gives Putin until midnight to explain nerve attack on former spy
Posted by: DeusxMac
Date: March 13, 2018 01:48PM
From Russia, with love!

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