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Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack as gulf widens

Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack as gulf widens

Meanwhile, the head of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation told the BBC that Russian Federation has underestimated the "resolve and unity" of the UK's allies. May said the agent used has been identified by British scientists as Novichok, which was developed in the Soviet Union. In an unusual joint move Wednesday, the U.S., France and Germany also pointed the finger at Russian Federation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Putin 'Highly Likely' Behind Nerve-Agent Attack

Putin 'Highly Likely' Behind Nerve-Agent Attack

His next term may also be overshadowed by uncertainty over his plans once it ends. His motley collection of challengers include Communist candidate Pavel Grudinin, a farm boss who's defended Stalin's bloody purges, ultranationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky, who's been trounced in past contests, and Boris Titov, who attracted ridicule for running against Putin while serving as the Kremlin's business ombudsman. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats

After three days of threats that Russia's response was coming, Moscow announced on Saturday that it expel 23 diplomats, close the British Consulate-General in St Petersburg and close the British Council in Moscow . In light of Russia's previous behaviour, we anticipated a response of this kind and the National Security Council will meet early next week to consider next steps. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkish army surrounds Syrian city of Afrin

Turkish army surrounds Syrian city of Afrin

In a statement Tuesday, the Turkish military said it had completely encircled Afrin city, home to some 350,000 people and defended by a well-armed Syrian Kurdish militia, the People's Protection Units ( YPG ). Xelil, from the US-backed alliance that includes the YPG , told Reuters he had no knowledge of any agreement between Washington and Ankara to withdraw the YPG from Manbij. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats In Ex-Spy Poisoning Standoff

Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats In Ex-Spy Poisoning Standoff

The incident revived memories of the fate of Alexander Litvinenko, a Russian dissident who died of Polonium radiation poisoning in London in 2006 in an attack that Britain also blamed on Russia . On March 16, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of personally ordering the poisoning. However German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that the European Union will not in the first instance discuss a boycott of the World Cup. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation to expel British diplomats in standoff over poisoning furore

Russian Federation to expel British diplomats in standoff over poisoning furore

The White House said it "certainly appears" that Russian Federation is responsible for the attempted murder of an ex-spy based on all the evidence that Britain has available. In a joint statement with the United Kingdom issued in Berlin Thursday, President Donald Trump , Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron said they were "horrified" by the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter and that there's "no plausible alternative explanation" to Russian responsibility. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats in response to spy-poisoning accusations

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats in response to spy-poisoning accusations

Earlier this week, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats and suspension of high-level contacts over the nerve agent attack . "We have no disagreement with the people of Russia and we continue to believe it is not in our national interest to break off all dialogue between our countries but the onus remains on the Russian state to account for their actions". Consulte Mais Informação

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Farm Fresh sells off 21 grocery stores to Kroger, Food Lion

Farm Fresh sells off 21 grocery stores to Kroger, Food Lion

The sell-off comes a little more than a year after Supervalu offloaded its almost 1,400 Save-A-Lot stores to Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp. Regarding Farm Fresh pharmacies not included in these three sale transactions, Supervalu has entered into agreements to transfer pharmacy prescription files to other area pharmacies, with prescription files from 10 pharmacies to be transferred to Rite Aid and those of four to CVS Pharmacy. Consulte Mais Informação

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Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning

Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning

Israel has condemned the poisoning of Sergei Skripal , the former Russian spy who, along with his daughter Yulia, was apparently poisoned with a form of nerve gas last week in Britain. Moscow refused to meet the UK's deadline to co-operate, prompting Mrs May to announce the diplomats' expulsion and other measures meant to send a "clear message" to Russian Federation. Consulte Mais Informação

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The escape from Syria's Eastern Ghouta in pictures

The escape from Syria's Eastern Ghouta in pictures

People gather to be transferred from a temporary shelter in the Housh Nasri area, east of Damascus, capital of Syria, to better shelters near Damascus, on March 16, 2018. Russian Federation says more than 7,000 civilians have left Eastern Ghouta in the past few hours. Syria's official SANA released photos of government soldiers helping the exit of a new batch of besieged civilians from Eastern Ghouta. Consulte Mais Informação

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