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Tuesday
Mar132018

May 'under incredible pressure’ from colleagues to blame Russia in ex-spy poisoning 

Scathing accusations against Russia by British Prime Minister Theresa May are a result of pressure she faces from her cabinet, her party and media hungry for a scapegoat. For May, it was a face-saving effort, experts have told RT.

On Monday, May effectively pinned the blame on Moscow for poisoning former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter with “a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia.” While the Prime Minister didn't mince words in her accusations, she still left a loophole for a potential backtrack, using words like "it appears" and "highly likely" that the Russian state was responsible for the attacks. .

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