United Kingdom mulls response, steps up search in Russian Federation spy mystery

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Officers in hazmat suits were seen placing a blue forensic tent over his son's memorial stone before appearing to stuff items in several yellow barrels. His son Alexander, 43, died past year.

Prime Minister Theresa May said that "if action needs to be taken then the government will do that", but urged "time and space" for the police to conduct their investigation.

He had been living in the quiet English city of Salisbury, where he and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a bench Sunday.

Blair, who led London's police when ex-Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was fatally poisoned, has told the BBC it is important to find out "whether there is some pattern here".

The troops include Royal Marines, RAF and chemical specialists, are understood to have been deployed.

One anchorman on a Russian state television news show began a report on Skripal's poisoning with a warning to anyone considering becoming a double agent.

Colonel Skripal was convicted of treason in 2006 and jailed for 13 years for selling secrets to MI6, which had recruited him in the 1990s.

Sergei Skripal, a retired Russian colonel recruited by British intelligence in the mid-1990s, was brought to the United Kingdom in a spy swap in 2010. AP.

British investigators are scrambling to trace the nerve agent that has left former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in critical condition. The suggestion is now Mr Skripal and his daughter were poisoned at home.

Kleymenov said that they will not be safe, and advised those who have betrayed the Russian motherland not to choose Britain as a safe place to live, as too many "strange" incidents have occurred in recent years that had risky outcomes.

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-Sgt. Nick Bailey had visited Sergei Skripal's home after the discovery of the pair in the centre of the cathedral town.

Wiltshire County police say that "around 21 people", including the Skripals, have received treatment following the attack.

"So there may be some clues floating around in here".

The Home Secretary is also visiting the hospital which has been treating the victims.

British officials say Skripal and his daughter were exposed to a rare nerve agent of undetermined origin.Their prognosis is unclear and officials have not said if they have suffered irreversible damage. In terms of further options, that will have to wait until were absolutely clear what the consequences could be and what the actual source of this nerve agent has been, ? she added. "If you are able to identify it, you might be able to say, 'Oh, this obviously comes from Harrods department store.' If it was a chicken pie you were looking at, well, that could have come from a million different places", he said.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow was "ready to consider" lending a hand, "whether it's poisoning of some British subjects, whether it's rumours about interference in the US election campaign".

"We should be finding culprits, not second guessing Russian Federation before we've got any evidence at all", she told Sky News. 'They had an fantastic place, and an unbelievable house.

The Kremlin, which denies any involvement, says it resents the finger-pointing and suspicions that Russian Federation played a role.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gave his high-level assessment saying, "This is not serious; this is pure propaganda and the whipping-up of hysteria".

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