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Niece of alleged UK poisoning victim registered as candidate in Russian regional election

Viktoria Skripal, niece of former intelligence agent and alleged poisoning victim Sergei Skripal, has been registered as a candidate in one of Russia’s regional legislative assemblies. Viktoria Skripal will be running for a seat in Yaroslavl Region’s legislature on the ticket of the leftist party Fair Russia that supports President Vladimir Putin and his policies. The election is scheduled to ...

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Niece of alleged UK poisoning victims Viktoria Skripal makes foray into Russian politics

Viktoria Skripal, the niece of the former intelligence agent and alleged poisoning victim Sergei Skripal, has been nominated to run for Yaroslavl regional legislature by leftist opposition party Fair Russia. “When we were choosing the party’s candidates we made a proposal to her and she agreed, with pleasure,” Kommersant quoted the secretary of Fair Russia’s Yaroslavl regional council, Anatoly Kashirin, ...

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‘Incompetent enemies’: John McAfee blasts ‘poisoning’ attempt from his hospital bed (PHOTOS)

John McAfee says he has survived an attempt on his life after his “enemies” tried to poison him. The cybersecurity pioneer made the startling claim on Twitter and shared images of himself lying in a hospital bed covered in tubes. “My enemies managed to spike something that I ingested,” McAfee wrote. “However, I am more difficult to kill than anyone ...

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Russian pilot Yaroshenko suspects poisoning by US prison staff, fears for his life

Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, who is serving a 20-year sentence in the US, reportedly said he was put in a disciplinary cell for 30 days despite serious health problems that could be due to deliberate poisoning. Yaroshenko’s wife Viktoria told Izvestia daily that she talked to her husband by phone a few days back. She said that he feared he ...

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London should face uncomfortable questions from G7 over Skripal poisoning – Russian senator

G7 nations should be asking uncomfortable questions of London rather than probing Moscow about the circumstances of the Skripal poisoning, according to the head of the Russian Upper House committee for international relations. “The G7 member nations must urgently ask questions about Salisbury, but they should ask London instead of Moscow. There, they know everything. Why were the animals cremated? ...

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Russia’s ban on non-food alcohol sales reduces poisoning deaths by a quarter

The number of deaths caused by tainted alcohol poisoning has fallen by 25 percent since Russian authorities imposed a ban on the sale of alcohol-containing non-food products, the government consumer rights watchdog has reported. The press service of the Rospotrebnadzor agency told TASS that there were 677 alcohol poisonings over the New Year holidays in 2018, compared to 1,800 during ...

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Russia wants results of OPCW probe on Skripal poisoning made public – envoy to UK (WATCH LIVE)

After a failed OPCW vote on transparency, it is up to the UK to make public all material relevant to the investigation of the Salisbury poisoning affair, the Russian ambassador said. Russia strongly urges the British to do so. Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko called for the investigation into the case of Sergei Skripal to be made as ...

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Most Russians don’t believe their country is complicit in Skripal poisoning, poll shows

Just three percent of Russians believe the MSM theory about the country’s involvement in the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, while a large majority believe the attack was carried out by Moscow’s enemies. According to research conducted in late March by state-run polling agency VTSIOM, a total of 82 percent of Russian citizens are aware of the ...

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EU recalls Russia envoy, backs UK belief Moscow ‘highly likely’ responsible for Skripal poisoning

EU leaders see “no plausible alternative explanation” for the Skripal poisoning and are set to recall their ambassador to Russia for consultations, pressured by the UK to hold the Kremlin responsible for it without due process. Following talks on Thursday, the leaders of 28 European nations agreed with the British assessment that it was “highly likely” that Russia was behind ...

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Almost 60 children suffer poisoning in Moscow Region, angry locals blame waste depot gas leak

Dozens of children required medical attention over poisoning in Volokolamsk, Moscow Region. Protests began in the city as locals claim emissions from the local waste depot have damaged their health. The case, which has captured the local media spotlight, began after 57 children of school age were treated by doctors and at least five were hospitalized due to poisoning symptoms. ...

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