Weapons of mass destruction

British national flag flutters in front of the British Embassy with the Ukraine Hotel, right, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating international law and criticized Britain's defense minister for what he called "uneducated" comments about Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 16, 2018 - 8:47 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Kremlin has denounced British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson's claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the poisoning of an ex-spy as "shocking and inexcusable." Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov...
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British national flag flutters in front of the British Embassy with the Ukraine Hotel, right, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating international law and criticized Britain's defense minister for what he called "uneducated" comments about Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 16, 2018 - 8:24 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy (all times local): 3:20 p.m. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says it's "overwhelmingly likely" Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the use of a nerve agent against a former spy in the English city of Salisbury. Prime...
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks to Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Alexander Bortnikov as they attend a security council meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 15, 2018. Lavrov said Thursday that Moscow would "certainly" expel some British diplomats in a tit-for-tat response. In remarks carried by the RIA Novosti news agency, Lavrov said the move would come "soon." (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
March 16, 2018 - 7:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia said Friday that it will expel British diplomats and halt high-level meetings with the U.K. in an increasingly global standoff over the nerve agent attack on an ex-spy — but still isn't saying who will be kicked out or when. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said to expect a...
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British national flag flutters in front of the British Embassy with the Ukraine Hotel, right, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating international law and criticized Britain's defense minister for what he called "uneducated" comments about Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 16, 2018 - 7:29 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The Russian ambassador in London says Britain has behaved "in colonial style" in the showdown over the poisoning of an ex-spy. Alexander Yakovenko has said in televised remarks that Britain has ignored...
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British national flag flutters in front of the British Embassy with the Ukraine Hotel, right, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating international law and criticized Britain's defense minister for what he called "uneducated" comments about Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 16, 2018 - 7:20 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Russia's envoy at the international chemical weapons watchdog says Britain and the U.S. both have access to the nerve agent used in the poisoning of the ex-spy in Britain. Alexander Shulgin, Russia's envoy at...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to members of military as she visits Salisbury southwest England, Thursday March 15, 2018 . may was in Salisbury view the area of Sunday's suspected nerve agent attack on Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. (Toby Melville, Pool via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 3:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — The United States, France and Germany joined Britain on Thursday in condemning Russia for the nerve-agent poisoning of a former spy, calling it an "assault on U.K. sovereignty," as the Kremlin vowed to expel British diplomats soon in response to London's moves against Moscow. Britain...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, right, views the area where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill, in Salisbury, England, Thursday, March 15, 2018. May on Wednesday expelled 23 Russian diplomats, severed high-level contacts and vowed both open and covert action following the incident. (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 12:31 pm
LONDON (AP) — The leaders of the United States, France and Germany joined Britain on Thursday in blaming Russia for poisoning a former spy with a powerful nerve agent, condemning what they called the first attack with a nerve agent in Europe since World War II. In a rare joint statement, U.S...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, centre, is briefed by members of the police as she views the area where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill, in Salisbury, England, Thursday, March 15, 2018. May on Wednesday expelled 23 Russian diplomats, severed high-level contacts and vowed both open and covert action following the incident. (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 10:31 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England (all times local): 5:25 p.m. England manager Gareth Southgate says there's "no doubt" that his soccer team should be going to the World Cup despite Russia being blamed for poisoning a former spy in the U.K. British Prime...
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Soldiers wearing protective clothing prepare to lift a tow truck in Hyde Road, Gillingham, Dorset, England as the investigation into the suspected nerve agent attack on Russian double agent Sergei Skripal continues Wednesday March 14, 2018. The army cordoned off a road in Dorset on Wednesday as the investigated the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Authorities have cordoned off several sites in and near Salisbury, 90 miles (145 kilometers) southwest of London as part of their probe. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 9:58 am
LONDON (AP) — The leaders of the United States, France and Germany joined Britain on Thursday in blaming Russia for poisoning a former spy with a powerful nerve agent, calling the attack "the first offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since the Second World War." In a rare joint statement, U.S...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, centre, is accompanied by members of the police as she views the area where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill, in Salisbury, England, Thursday, March 15, 2018. May on Wednesday expelled 23 Russian diplomats, severed high-level contacts and vowed both open and covert action following the incident. (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 9:18 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England (all times local): 4:15 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May is visiting the city of Salisbury to see where former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found unconscious after being exposed to a nerve agent. May met...
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