Yulia Skripal, daughter of former Russian spy Sergei Skripa, has been released from the hospital and brought to a secure location. Sergei Skripal is also expected to recover. Father and daughter had been poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok.
Moscow has opened a fresh criminal probe against British financier Bill Browder. But the Kremlin critic told DW that the probe represents just another "spike in these Russian games" ahead of a new Magnitsky Act.
After extensive research, the Bellingcat investigative network has revealed the reportedly true identity of the second suspect in the poisoning of a Russian double agent in the UK. DW spoke to its founder, Eliot Higgins.
Two suspects were charged in the UK with attempted murder of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter. The investigative group Bellingcat claims to have identified one of them as a decorated Russian officer.
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.
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