A UN Security Council meeting featured heated exchanges between Russian and British envoys over the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal. Diplomats referred to Alice in Wonderland to hurl insults at each other.
Vladimir Putin has called former agent Sergei Skripal a "scumbag" who betrayed his country. Skripal and his daughter were poisoned in what UK authorities say was a nerve agent attack carried out by Russian intelligence.
Vienna wants answers after finding that an Austrian army colonel may have been passing information to the Russians. Foreign Minister Kneissl has summoned the Russian ambassador and canceled a trip to Russia.
A new framework to allow sanctions over chemical weapon use could see restrictions placed on Russia over the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal. Potential sanctions could involve travel bans and asset freezes.
Russia wants the UK to reveal what it knows about the identity of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal. Moscow said it wants to get to the bottom of the case.
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