Russia’s envoy to the UK says Britain abducted the Skripals

Russia’s ambassador to the UK has accused Britain of abducting Sergei and Yulia Skripal and has demanded access to the two Russian citizens, who were poisoned in a nerve agent attack. Alexander Yakovenko was speaking after a meeting at the Foreign Office which he claimed failed to be constructive. Source …

Russia’s floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic Ocean

Russia’s floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic Ocean

Updated April 28, 2018 21:17:03 Russia’s controversial floating nuclear power plant has headed out for its first sea voyage. The floating plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, was towed on Saturday (local time) out of the St Petersburg shipyard where it was constructed. It is to be towed through the Baltic Sea …

Russia’s ‘perverse’ bid for joint inquiry into nerve-agent attack on former spy fails

Russia’s ‘perverse’ bid for joint inquiry into nerve-agent attack on former spy fails

Updated April 05, 2018 08:24:34 Russia’s call for a joint inquiry to be held into the poisoning of a former Russian double agent in England has failed, being outvoted 15-6 at a meeting of the global chemical weapons watchdog. Key points: There were 17 abstentions among OPCW’s 41-member council British …

Soviet Union-era spokesman Vladimir Pozner says Russia’s link to ex-spy poisoning ‘makes no sense’

Soviet Union-era spokesman Vladimir Pozner says Russia’s link to ex-spy poisoning ‘makes no sense’

Updated March 17, 2018 10:02:55 Video: Mr Pozner tells The World it makes very little sense for Moscow to order the poisoning of a former spy in the UK. (Photos/ AP: Misha Japaridze Facebook: Yulia Skripal) (The World) Soviet Union-era spokesman and journalist Vladimir Pozner says he doubts Russia is …

Turnbull ‘disappointed’ in Russia’s move to expel Australian diplomats

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has responded to the expulsion of two Australian diplomats from Russia. Australia’s ambassador to Russia Peter Tesch was among the diplomats summoned to the country’s foreign ministry to be told of the expulsions. In a joint statement with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Mr Turnbull says Russia’s …

Russia’s ambassador denies Kremlin has spies in Australia | Australia news

Russia’s ambassador to Australia has categorically denied the Kremlin has placed spies in its Australian embassies, six days before two of its diplomats will be ejected at the order of the prime minister. Australia’s foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, said she expected to meet with the ambassador, Grigory Logvinov, on …

Russia’s ambassador questions evidence of Salisbury attack or any Kremlin involvement

Russia’s ambassador questions evidence of Salisbury attack or any Kremlin involvement

Updated March 28, 2018 11:08:42 Video: Russian Ambassador to Australia questions ‘alleged’ Skripal poisoning (ABC News) Russia’s ambassador to Australia has tried to cast doubt on whether a former double agent was attacked with a nerve agent. Key points: Grigory Logvinov questioned whether there was evidence Skripals had been poisoned …