Spy poisoning

AMESBURY, England | Another mystery illness rocks England after spy’s poisoning

AMESBURY, England — Four months after a quiet corner of England was plunged into a Cold War-style saga of spies, chemical weapons and international tensions, residents wondered Wednesday whether it was happening all over again. Counterterrorism detectives and local police were investigating after a couple in their 40s fell critically ill from exposure to an … Continue reading AMESBURY, England | Another mystery illness rocks England after spy’s poisoning

Russia’s RT warns British media after spy poisoning

MOSCOW/March 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The head of Russian state-funded RT television says British Prime Minister Theresa May is to blame if British media are kicked out of Russia over the poisoning of an ex-spy. RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan dismissed accusations that Russia was behind the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal. It prompted threats … Continue reading Russia’s RT warns British media after spy poisoning

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

LONDON/March 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A senior British lawmaker says the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter is “looking awfully like it was state-sponsored attempted murder.” Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the Foreign Affairs committee, told the BBC it was too early to know for sure, but he was expecting to hear from Prime … Continue reading UK lawmaker says spy poisoning looks to be ‘state-sponsored’