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Russian spy: Military deployed after poisoning

About 180 military personnel have been deployed to Salisbury to help in the investigation into the attempted murder of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter. The military personnel – drawn mostly from the Army, but also from the Royal Marines and RAF – are experts in chemical warfare and decontamination. …

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Russian spy: What we know so far

Police are conducting an attempted murder investigation after a former Russian spy and his daughter were exposed to a nerve agent in Salisbury, Wiltshire. Sergei Skripal, 66, and Yulia Skripal, 33, remain in a critical condition after being found slumped on a bench near the Maltings shopping centre on Sunday …

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Russian spy: Police name officer injured in attack

The officer injured in the nerve agent attack has been named by police as Det Sgt Nick Bailey. The officer, 38, who was in intensive care following the incident, is now “stable and conscious”, Wiltshire’s chief constable Keir Pritchard said. Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, are still …

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Sergei Skripal and the 14 deaths under scrutiny

When Sergei Skripal, a former Russian double agent, collapsed suddenly on Sunday in the sleepy cathedral city of Salisbury, there were unavoidable echoes of a messy, high-profile death in London a little over a decade before. In 2006, Alexander Litvinenko, another former Russian agent, was rushed to hospital after collapsing …

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