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Yulia Skripal Received Access to a Secret Bank Account of £150,000 Days before the Attack

Yulia Skripal was poisoned with a nerve agent just days after gaining access to a £150,000 'secret bank account' with proceeds from a house sale in Britain, it has emerged.

The money had belonged to her brother Alexander who died in mysterious circumstances in St Petersburg last year.

ForMin Melescanu on Skripal case: I expect Romanian diplomat to be expelled from Russia, based on reciprocity principle

Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu stated on Wednesday that Romania, as part of the European Union, showed a sign of solidarity with the UK and expelled a Russian diplomat in the context of the scandal related to the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and doesn't exclude the possibility that, in reply, the Russian Federation apply the same measure based on "the reciprocity pr

Russia Slams Balkan States for Expelling its Diplomats

Russian embassies in Croatia, Romania and Macedonia have strongly criticised the three countries' decision to expel diplomats to show solidarity with Britain in the wake of the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia.

Albania, Croatia, Macedonia and Romania joined other EU countries in expelling some Russian diplomats on Monday.

Dozens of Russian Diplomats Expelled Across Globe

More than 130 Russian diplomats have been ordered to leave capital cities across the globe, as the West unites behind Britain over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

Some 60 Russians are to be expelled from the US, while suspected intelligence officers in Canada, Ukraine, Australia, Albania, Macedonia and a number of EU states will also be ejected.

Russian Embassy calls Romania's decision to expel a Russian diplomat 'manifestation of collective political madness'

Romania's decision to expel a Russian diplomat in Bucharest - taken in the context of the chemical attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in the UK - is probably "the manifestation of collective political madness," according to a message released by the Russian Embassy in Bucharest on Monday.

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