UK: Theresa May expels 23 Russian diplomats over Salisbury attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced the explusion of 23 Russian diplomats from the UK during a statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday. The PM had given Russia until midnight to provide answers over attempted assassination of former double agent Sergei Skripal in the UK. Russia demanded samples of the agent be handed over and warned of repercussions. Sergei Skripal and his... Еще 33-year-old daughter are in critical condition in Salisbury District Hospital after being found unconscious on a park bench on March 4. Police confirmed they are treating the matter as attempted murder by a nerve agent. The 66-year-old former Russian military intelligence officer was convicted in Russia of supplying MI6 with Russian state secrets. Part way through his jail term, in 2010, he was involved in a spy swap and given refuge in the UK.

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