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US sanctions Russia for poisoning Alexei Navalny

The officials said Navalny was targeted for his activism in trying to raise questions about what they called Russian corruption.

By REUTERS
02/03/2021

US sanctions for Navalny poisoning may come on Tuesday - sources

Many Western countries say Navalny was poisoned with a nerve agent, but the Kremlin has denied any role in his illness and has said it has seen no proof that he was poisoned.

By REUTERS
02/03/2021

Hazardous pesticide forgotten in kindergarten by exterminator

Ironically, the poison was stored in a can used for baby formula and forgotten in an area of the kindergarten where toddlers usually roam around and play freely.

Eleven US soldiers hospitalized at Texas base after drinking antifreeze

"Initial reports indicate soldiers consumed this substance, thinking they were drinking an alcoholic beverage," the Army statement added.

By REUTERS
30/01/2021

Alexei Navalny detained by Russian police upon arrival at airport

It was not immediately clear why he had been detained.

By REUTERS
18/01/2021

Kremlin critic Navalny says case solved after media out alleged poisoners

Navalny said his own investigators had checked the findings and that the case was now solved despite the absence of an official investigation in Russia.

By REUTERS
14/12/2020

Kremlin critic Navalny to magazine: Putin was behind crime against me

The West has demanded an explanation from the Kremlin, which has denied any involvement in the incident and said it has yet to see evidence of a crime.

By REUTERS
01/10/2020
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Woman suspected of sending ricin envelope to White House - report

Various US officials have been targeted by ricin-laced letters in past incidents.

By REUTERS
21/09/2020
Envelope

Envelope of deadly poison addressed to White House intercepted

Ricin is found naturally in castor beans but it takes a deliberate act to convert it into a biological weapon.

By REUTERS
20/09/2020

Alexei Navalny team: He was poisoned by water bottle in hotel room

Germany has asked for the assistance of the global chemical agency in investigating the alleged poisoning of Navalny

By REUTERS
17/09/2020
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