‘No guarantee, no reassurance’: Police chief can’t say Skripal & Amesbury cases linked

Britain’s counter-terrorism chief Neil Basu says he can’t guarantee authorities will catch those responsible for the nerve agent poisoning of the Skripals and Dawn Sturgess, and is even unable to say if both incidents are linked. Basu, who is national lead for Counter Terrorism Policing, told residents of Amesbury he would “love to be able […]

Russian-owned RT news channel hit with multiple investigations in wake of Sergei Skripal poisoning

Russia Today Russian state television channel RT under investigation by Ofcom in the wake of Sergei Skripal poisoning. UK broadcasting regulators announce 7 new investigations. Channel’s future in doubt in the UK as Ofcom consider whether the channel is “fit and proper” to retain its license. Ofcom record a “significant increase” in broadcasts that potentially […]

UK government's reputation at stake over Skripal case – Russia's envoy to Britain

The Skripal case has raised a lot of questions, which are posed not only by Moscow, but by the British people, the Russian ambassador to the UK told RT, and failure to answer them puts the UK government’s reputation on the line. “We have the strategic patience and what we’re going to do is to […]

RT sheds light on Skripal saga inconsistencies ahead of OPCW report (VIDEO)

The world has been quick to blame Russia for the poisoning of Sergei Skripal, despite no evidence being presented. As the OPCW prepares to isse a report on the matter, RT digs into the controversial issues of the saga. Ever since Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in the UK town of Salisbury on […]

Yulia Skripal issues statement via British police, asks cousin not to contact her

Yulia Skripal has refused contact with the Russian Embassy and her Moscow-based cousin, Viktoria, and asked for no one else to speak on her behalf, in a statement released by Scotland Yard after she was discharged from hospital. Despite leaving Salisbury hospital on Monday, Skripal said that she is “still suffering with the effects of […]

‘Not her own words’: Skripal relative describes weird phone call, asks PM May for UK visa

Sergei Skripal’s niece has written a letter to Theresa May after the UK abruptly denied her an entry visa to visit relatives, who are recovering from alleged poisoning by a military grade nerve agent, Victoria Skripal told Ruptly. Shocked by the British authorities’ refusal to grant her a visa to visit relatives recovering from the […]

‘Plan to make me look foolish failed’ – Craig Murray to RT on Skripal interview for Sky News

Former UK Envoy to Uzbekistan Craig Murray had a bone to pick with a Sky News presenter after his detailed interview on the Salisbury poisoning failed to make it onto the network’s website. Murray told RT why it was “buried.” “[The interview] was broadcast live, but Sky’s daytime audience is not all that large,” Murray […]

Russian Embassy in UK seeks meeting with Boris Johnson, says it’s ‘high time’ to talk Skripal case

The Russian Embassy in London has requested a meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, saying that discussing the Skripal case and other issues regarding Russia-UK relations is long overdue. With the saga of the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter unfolding and London not backing down on claims of Moscow’s guilt, the embassy […]

‘You can’t decide in 24 hours what type of poison was used’ – 1st OPCW head on UK’s Skripal probe

It is impossible to find out what type of nerve agent was used to poison Sergei Skripal and his daughter within a short period of time, the first head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons told RT. “You can’t decide in 24 hours what type of poison was used and where it […]