(L/R): Head of Dutch Military Intelligence and Security Service Onno Eichelsheim, Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld and British ambassador Peter Wilson attend a press conference of the Dutch Military Intelligence and Security Service (MIVD) at The Hague. Photograph: Bart Maat/ ANP/AFP

The Netherlands has said it foiled a plot by Russian military intelligence to launch a cyber attack against the international chemical weapons watchdo(...)

British prosecutors charged two Russians – Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov – with attempted murder for the Novichok poisoning of the Skripals in March. Photograph: PA

The real identity of one of the men wanted by Britain for the Salisbury nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter is An(...)

Two men, purported to be Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov: they had virtually identical passport numbers, separated by only three digits. Photograph:  AFP Photo/Russia Today (RT)

A leak of Russian government data about the suspects in the Salisbury poisoning may provide a rare peek into how Russia’s military intelligence agency(...)

Ruslan Boshirov and Alexander Petrov: accounts of their movements around Salisbury in March appear inconsistent.

The explanation offered on Russian television on Thursday by the men known as Ruslan Boshirov and Alexander Petrov for their trip to London and Salisb(...)

Men claiming to be Russian nationals Ruslan Boshirov (left) and Alexander Petrov, the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, appearing in an interview on the Russian state TV channel RT. Photograph: RT/PA Wire

Two Russians appeared on state television on Thursday, saying they had been wrongly accused by Britain of trying to murder a former Russian spy and hi(...)

Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov.  Theresa May said the men flew into Britain in March to try and murder Sergei Skripal, a former GRU officer who sold secrets to MI6. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

Moscow has claimed it wants to ascertain as soon as possible the identities of the two men named by Britain as suspects in the nerve agent attack on (...)

Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov are seen on CCTV at Salisbury Station on March 3rd, 2018 in an image handed out by the Metropolitan Police in London

Theresa May has called on the European Union to impose further sanctions on Moscow after British prosecutors named two Russian nationals as suspects i(...)

In this handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police, Salisbury Novichok poisoning suspects Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov are shown on CCTV at Salisbury train station at 16:11hrs on March 3rd, 2018. Photograph: Metropolitan Police via Getty Images

The City Stay Hotel, an unprepossessing, end-of-terrace house in the east London neighbourhood of Bow, boasts just two stars and offers rooms at £49 a(...)

 Alexander Petrov (left) and Ruslan Boshirov. Warrants for the extradition of the two Russian Nationals in connection with the novichok poisoning attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in March. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

Two Russian nationals have been named and charged over the novichok poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, Wiltshire in March. British po(...)