Jack Taylor / Getty Images Britain has evidence Russia has been stockpiling and creating a deadly nerve agent used in the poisoning of a former Russian spy for the last 10 years, the foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said.Speaking on The Andrew Marr Show on Sunday, he said: "We had evidence within the last 10 years, Russia has not only investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the purposes of assassinations but has been creating and stockpiling Novichok."A statement from the Foreign Office released after Johnson's television appearance said that if the evidence was correct, it amounted to "a violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention".Describing the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia,Johnson said: "To the best of our knowledge this is a Russian-made n...
Hackers from Russia have apparently been assaulting the electric grid, water processing plants, air transportation facilities, nuclear power plants and other targets throughout the United States, according to new warnings from the FBI. U.S. government officials said Thursday that these Russian hackers have been engaging in what they called “rolling attacks” on some of the […] The post It’s Official: FBI Says Russia Attacking U.S. Power Grid, Water Supply, Airports and Nuclear Plants appeared first on Politicus USA.
By Olzhas Auyezov and Guy Faulconbridge ASTANA/LONDON (Reuters) – Russia is set to expel British diplomats in retaliation for Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to kick out 23 Russians as relations with London crashed to a post-Cold War low over an attack involving a military-grade nerve agent on English soil. After the first known offensive […] The post Russia to expel UK diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens appeared first on Politicus USA.
Vladimir Putin's victory in Russia's presidential election Sunday isn't in doubt.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday ordered that 23 diplomats from the British foreign service be expelled from Russia. They have one week to pack their bags and leave the country. The aggressive move by Russia was not only a reaction to British Prime Minister Theresa May’s actions against Russia earlier in the […] The post In Escalation of Poison Conflict, Russia Expels British Diplomats and Closes British Consulate appeared first on Politicus USA.
President Trump escalated his criticism of the FBI and the Russia probe on Saturday, alleging “tremendous leaking, lying and corruption” from the bureau and other agencies and taking shots at fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and ex-Director James Comey.
The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has subpoenaed the Trump Organization for documents related to Russia. The company has a three-decade relationship with Moscow.
President Trump’s personal attorney John Dowd called on Saturday for FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe to be shut down.
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Russia announced it would also be expelling 23 British diplomats amid the growing tensions between the two nations over the nerve agent attack on a former Kremlin spy.