U.K. and Russia square off as diplomatic relations deteriorate

The U.K. and Russia are starting to square off as their diplomatic relations deteriorate. At the centre of their dispute, the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury using a Soviet-made nerve agent. In response to a lack of co-operation from Russia, British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced retaliatory measures — measures Moscow is calling a serious provocation and absolutely unacceptable.

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