Yulia Skripal told a relative that ‘everything is fine, everything is fixable, everyone is getting better’. Photograph: Facebook

Yulia Skripal has said she is recovering from the nerve agent attack on her and her father, Sergei, and thanked the people of Salisbury for their supp(...)

Arsenal’s Russia tie: the team’s Europa League quarter-final opponents, CSKA Moscow, are revealed by Éric Abidal at Friday’s draw in Nyon. Photograph: Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

Arsenal have encouraged their supporters to follow advice from the UK foreign office after the club was drawn to play CSKA Moscow in the Europa League(...)

Police officers stand outside the Salisbury home of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, after he and and a woman in her 30s were found slumped on a bench  in Salisbury on Sunday. Photograph: Ben Mitchell/PA Wire

The Kremlin said on Tuesday it had no information about what caused the illness of Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy and double agent, who is fight(...)

Former Russian colonel Sergei Skripal during his Moscow trial in 2006. Photograph: Misha Japaridze/AP

One of the two people critically ill in hospital in England after “suspected exposure to an unknown substance” is a Russian man who was exchanged in a(...)

Marina Litvinenko, widow of murdered ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, and Russian president Vladimir Putin. Photographs: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images and Sergei Ilnitsky/AFP/Getty Image

Russian president Vladimir Putin probably approved a Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, a British inquiry in (...)

Former Russian security agent Alexander Litvinenko  died of polonium-210 poisoning in 2006. Photograph: PA

A leading Russian official implicated in the radioactive poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko has denied any involvement in the crime, calling the inquir(...)

Marina Litvinenko leaving The High Court in London: her husband Alexander, a critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin, was poisoned with a radioactive isotope  in 2006. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Two suspects wanted over the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko have “no credible answer” to the scientific evidence against them, the inquiry into the(...)

Alexander Litvinenko: spy  died at the age of 43, nearly three weeks after drinking tea laced with polonium-210 in London in November 2006. Photograph:  PA

Alexander Litvinenko told his father “Daddy, Putin has poisoned me” from his deathbed, the inquiry into the spy’s killing has heard. In a statement to(...)

Marina Litvinenko, the wife of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko who was murdered in London in 2006, wipes away a tear during an interview in London on January 21st. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Thousands of people were put at risk from radioactivity when Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned, a public inquiry has heard.Counsel to the (...)