Latest development in Salisbury ex-Russian spy crisis
11 Marcha, 2018, 00:39 | Author: Gregg Anderson
In the wake of the poisoning of a Russian former double agent and his daughter in the city of Salisbury, Britain has deployed specialist troops to remove potentially contaminated objects.
Personnel from the Royal Air Force, British Army and Royal Navy were among those sent to Salisbury on Friday, a Defence Ministry spokesman told CNN on Friday. Military vehicles arrived at Salisbury District Hospital, where the victims are being treated, to take away a police auto.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has visited the city centre and the hospital where Mr Skripal, 66, and Yulia, 33, remain after they were targeted in an "outrageous" chemical attack.
"Someone has come onto our soil... has recklessly, brazenly, committed what looks like a very nasty crime, with a nerve agent prohibited, by most worldwide laws... and has potentially put lots of people at risk", he said.
Skripal has been living in Britain since 2010, when he was part of a prisoner exchange for 10 Russian spies arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday the government will retaliate with "appropriate" measures if Russian Federation is proved to be behind the attack.
Officials have also cordoned off an Italian restaurant and a pub Skripal and his daughter visited before their collapse, as well as a cemetery where Skripal's wife, Lyudmila, is buried and where there is also a memorial headstone for his son, Alexander.
Although British authorities have rarely pointed the finger at the Russian government, the use of a nerve agent in the Skripal case has renewed concern about Kremlin involvement.
"The profession of a traitor is one of the most unsafe in the world", said the presenter, Kirill Kleimenov, adding: "Don't choose Britain as a place to live".
Scotland Yard is not conducting the exhumation of bodies of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal's family members, a spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) told Sputnik on Saturday.
Johnson had said the case had "echoes" of what happened to former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, who died a slow death after drinking tea laced with highly radioactive polonium-210 in a London hotel in 2006. They said experts had identified the substance, which will help determine the source, but they did not name it publicly.
She declined to give details of the police investigation.
Skripal, a former Russian military intelligence officer, was convicted in 2006 of spying for Britain and was released by Moscow in 2010 as part of a spy swap.
A British public inquiry said Litvinenko's killing had probably been approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin and carried out by two Russians, Dmitry Kovtun and Andrei Lugovoy. Sky Newsreported that policemen in chemical protection suits took away flowers from the grave of Skripal's wife and son in Salisbury, which the poisoned relatives had brought there shortly before the incident.
Moscow has reacted angrily to the accusations it was involved, with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday dismissing them as baseless "propaganda".
India made a decision to send in Rishabh Pant ahead of Suresh Raina to join Shikhar Dhawan at the crease. From there on there was no damage as India crossed the line in 18.4 overs with six wickets in hand.
En medio de los hechos de violencia que se han registrado en el desarrollo de las diferentes campañas políticas, el jefe de Estado pidió a los colombianos contribuir para que las elecciones se desarrollen sin violencia.
If the former enters mass production, the contribution to the sales and profits will be pretty high for the suppliers. According to Kuo, whatever Samsung is trying to accomplish with this implementation isn't meeting their standards.
Los Angeles County firefighters rushed the two officers to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, where one of them died. Around 9:10 p.m. local time dispatchers received a call of an "officer down", the Los Angeles Times reported.
Earlier, Tillerson announced $533 million in food security assistance for Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia and the Lake Chad region. He however claimed that the United States is not trying to stop African countries from receiving money from China.
ECB President Mario Draghi is to hold a news conference after a meeting Thursday of the bank's 25-member governing council. But he said such disputes should be worked out among trade partners, not decided by measures initiated from one side.
Giants Cut Former Steelers P Brad Wing
In 64 career games (48 with the Giants), Wing has averaged 44,7 yards per punt and a net average of 40.4 yards per punt. The New York Giants began cost-cutting with free agency on the horizon by releasing punter Brad Wing on Saturday.
Lisa Bonet Breaks Silence About TV Dad Bill Cosby
And if I had anything more to reveal then it would have happened a long time ago", Bonet said . "That's my nature. So he took her back, I was so mad at him, I wanted to take her, but I understand, he just wanted her back.
Not Realistic to Think NKorea Will Agree to Denuclearize — Rubio
What has North Korea said? China wants to maintain the status quo and keep Kim Jung-un in power, and the talks will ensure this. Trump tweeted that "great progress" had been made but there would be no prospect of lifting sanctions until a deal was reached.
West Ham v Burnley: Hammers can grab vital win in tight match
West Ham fans entered the pitch during the Premier League clash with Burnley amid chaotic and toxic scenes at the London Stadium. As the wheels began to come off the anger towards the board grew, and anarchy began to break out on the pitch and in the stands.
Ronaldo the hero for Real
Real were ragged early on as Takashi Inui , Kike Garcia and Joan Jordan all went close to giving Eibar the lead. Ronaldo's goals were his 17th and 18th in the league this season.
Trump's economic adviser quits over tariffs
The administration clarified this week that Canada, where the US gets most of its steel, would be exempt, as would Mexico. Also, our national security interests are inextricably intertwined with a unique defense and intelligence relationship.