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Polish FM: Russia expels Polish diplomat in 'reciprocity'

Apr. 16, 2019 11:26 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's foreign ministry says Russia is expelling an employee of Poland's consulate in the Siberian city of Irkutsk. Ministry spokeswoman Ewa Suwara told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Russia's declaration of the Pole as "persona non grata" was a move of "reciprocity." She did...

UK survivor questions Russian diplomat on fatal nerve agent

Apr. 7, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A British man who survived exposure to a military grade nerve agent said he has questioned Russia's ambassador to the U.K. about the accidental poisoning that killed his girlfriend last year, a newspaper reported Sunday. Charlie Rowley told the Sunday Mirror that Ambassador Alexander...

Ruling revives questions about DC death of ex-Putin aide

Mar. 12, 2019 9:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a foggy November morning in 2015, a heavily intoxicated man showed up before dawn at the Dupont Circle Hotel, forked over $1,200 cash for a ninth-floor penthouse suite and kept drinking. His bender continued all day. By the next morning, he was dead. Authorities concluded that he died...

Russia accuses UK of denying access to ex-spy and daughter

Mar. 4, 2019 7:21 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia accused Britain on Monday of refusing to allow access to Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in violation of an international treaty, saying Moscow doesn't know whether they are alive or dead a year after they were reportedly attacked with a nerve agent. Russia's...

UK leader visits Salisbury a year after Novichok attack

Mar. 4, 2019 12:44 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May praised the "spirit and resolve" of people in Salisbury, England as the city on Monday marked a year since a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy. The poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, represented the first use of a nerve agent on...

Today in History

Mar. 4, 2019 12:06 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2019. There are 302 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 4, 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt took office as America's 32nd president. On this date: In 1791, Vermont became the 14th state. In 1793, George Washington was sworn in for a...

UK authorities finish cleanup of sites in Skripal poisoning

Mar. 1, 2019 10:30 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British authorities say they have completed the cleanup of the southwestern English city of Salisbury, where a former Russian spy was poisoned with a nerve agent. Sergei Skripal's home and 11 other potentially exposed sites were declared free of military grade Novichok after a yearlong...