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Novichok poisoning public inquiry delayed amid heightened Russian tensions
Dawn Sturgess died in 2018 after being inadvertently exposed to the nerve agent on a discarded perfume bottle.
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EU imposes sanctions on Russian officials over poisoning of opposition leader
The decision was agreed upon among the 27 EU envoys to Brussels.
Chemical watchdog confirms Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons carried out its own analysis of samples taken from the Russian opposition figure.
Ireland joins condemnation of Navalny poisoning but EU says it's too early to discuss 'punishment'
Alexei Navalny last month became the latest in a long line of Russian defectors to be poisoned in suspicious circumstances.
Traces of nerve agent Novichok found in second Salisbury police officer's blood
The attempted assassination the Skripals was done using Novichok in March 2018.
Home of Sergei Skripal declared safe one year after novichok poisoning
The final site of decontamination in Salisbury, the Skripal home, is safe following extensive cleaning.
Parents of Novichok victim query why UK settled ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury
Dawn Sturgess died after coming into contact with a nerve agent allegedly used in last year’s poisoning of Skripal and his daughter.
Police release CCTV of Russian men involved in fatal nerve agent attack
Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found poisoned in the English city of Salisbury in early March.
Putin labels poisoned former spy Sergei Skripal a 'traitor' and a 'scumbag'
The Russian President was visibly angry when he was speaking about Skripal today in Moscow.
Suspect in British Novichok poisoning is actually a Russian colonel and former spy
British investigative team Bellingcat claims to have discovered that ‘Ruslan Boshirov’ is in fact FRU colonel Anatoly Chepiga.
Russian suspects in Salisbury poisoning say they were in UK as tourists
The two men accused denied having anything to do with the murder attempt in an interview with Russian media.
Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'
Putin said the two men do not work for the military and called on them to come forward.
Russians accused of carrying out Salisbury attack reportedly posed as businessmen to obtain visas
British authorities have issued arrest warrants for two suspected members of Russian military intelligence.
Russia denies Putin ordered Novichok poisoning as UK points finger at Kremlin
British Security Minister Ben Wallace said the attack in Salisbury was “more Johnny English than James Bond”.
Police release images of Russian men and fake perfume bottle involved in fatal nerve agent attack
Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found poisoned in the English city of Salisbury in early March.
US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in England
A former Russian spy and his daughter were exposed to Novichok in March.
Britain asks world's chemical warfare watchdog to extend Novichok probe
Dawn Sturgess died after she handled what she thought was a bottle of perfume, given to her by her partner Charlie Rowley.
Precautions in place to protect mourners at funeral of nerve agent victim
Dawn Sturgess was exposed to Novichok in England.
'Wild speculation': Minister denies suspects behind attack on former spy have been identified
The suspects are believed to be Russian.
'Painstaking and vital work' - Police investigating link between Novichok death and Skripal poisoning
They say that 400 items in total have been collected.
Nerve agent Novichok that killed UK woman traced to bottle in her house
44-year-old Dawn Sturgess died last Sunday after being hospitalised following contact with the lethal nerve agent Novichok.
Man exposed to Novichok nerve agent in UK is no longer critical, hospital says
Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess, who has since died, fell ill last weekend in Amesbury, near the town of Salisbury.
British man left critically ill after being exposed to Soviet-era nerve agent regains consciousness
The man’s partner Dawn Sturgess, 44, died on Sunday.
Novichok poisoning: Police search for container they believe couple 'must have handled'
Dawn Sturgess and a man named locally as Charlie Rowley (45) fell ill last weekend in Amesbury, near the town of Salisbury.
Public in Salisbury warned not to pick up unknown objects after couple exposed to nerve agent
Police are investigating if the latest nerve agent poisoning is linked to the last Salisbury incident.
Daughter of ex-Russian spy poisoned by nerve agent refuses consular assistance from Russian embassy
Skripal was discharged from hospital on Monday, more than a month after the 4 March nerve agent attack.
UK scientists unable to prove nerve agent was Russian-made
Analysts had identified it as military-grade Novichok, but they had not proved it was made in Russia.
Explainer: What we know about Russia's Novichok nerve agents
The agent is an ultra-fine powder, made up of several components that would have been mixed safely by the assassin.
Moscow calls Britain's spy attack accusations a 'dirty attempt to discredit Russia'
The nerve agent Novichok is believed to have been used.