Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned in Salisbury along with her father, Russian spy Sergei Skripal. Photograph:  Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Yulia Skripal survived an assassination attempt that UK authorities blame on Russia. But the daughter of one of Russia’s most famous spies says she wa(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin: Donald  Trump also signed on to an unusually strong statement that accused Russia of being behind the “first offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since the second world war”. Photograph:  Alexander Zemlianichenko/AFP/Getty Images

Nato’s leading powers closed ranks against Vladimir Putin on Thursday as the US unveiled new sanctions against Moscow and joined with France and Germa(...)

Police officers get dressed in protective suiting at a car recovery depot in Norton Enterprise Park, where Sergei Skripal’s car was originally transported, in Salisbury on Tuesday. Photograph:  Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Police made a fresh plea on Tuesday for information about last week’s poisoning of a Russian spy and his daughter as a deadline approached for Moscow(...)

Former leader of UKIP Nigel Farage at a conference in Portugal this week. Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

Nigel Farage is a “person of interest” in the US counter-intelligence investigation that is looking into possible collusion between the Kremlin and Do(...)

British  prime minister David Cameron   with Russian  president Vladimir Putin   in  2014: “We are not facing a cold war but we are definitely facing an entrenched position from both sides,” Dr Jonathan Eyal, international director at the Royal United Services Institute has said. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

The revelations of the Litvinenko inquiry will be “potentially very damaging” for relationships between Britain and Russia and make any chance of “bu(...)