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# spy poisoning

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# diplomatic tensions
Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry'
Britain has blamed Russia for the 4 March poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
# spy poisoning
'Doesn't change the facts': May responds to Russia's ousting of UK diplomats
The British Council said it was ‘profoundly disappointed’ after Russia banned its cultural operations.
# no other explanation
Britain, France, the US, and Germany united in 'abhorrence' over first nerve agent attack in Europe since WWII
Russia’s foreign minister earlier threatened to respond to the deportation of Russian diplomats from the UK by kicking out British diplomats on Russian soil in turn.
# diplomatic tensions
Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT
Tensions are rising after the UK said it was likely Russia was behind a recent poisoning attack on an ex-spy.
# Sergei Skripal
Theresa May: It is 'highly likely' Russia was responsible for nerve agent spy attack
Sergei Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia remain in a critical condition in hospital.