Russia–United Kingdom relations

Reuters: Old Ties with Russia Weigh on Bulgarian Decision in Spy Poisoning Case

''Bulgaria, which has a strong pro-Russian lobby in government, needs more time to decide whether to follow NATO and EU allies in expelling Russian diplomats over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy'', its deputy prime minister said on Thursday, Reuters reported.

UK, Germany Agree to Counter 'Increased Russian Aggression'

UK Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed in a phone call on Wednesday to work together to counter Russia, the British minister's office said.

"The Chancellor and Prime Minister both agreed on the need to continue to work together to counter increased Russian aggression," the press release read.