Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives denying Russia's well-documented role in the poisonings of Sergey and Yuliya Skripal in 2018, as well as casting Western governments and institutions as inherently Russophobic. The claim was neither critically challenged nor counterbalanced in the article.
The UK authorities stated they had gathered sufficient evidence to levy criminal charges against the putative perpetrators of the Skripal poisoning.
In September 2018, the two Russian nationals responsible for poisoning Sergey and Yuliya Skripal were provisionally charged with conspiracy to commit murder, based on the results of a six-month police investigation. The reason neither has stood trial in the UK is because Russia refused to extradite them. Citing Litvinenko's murder as precedent, then-PM Theresa May stated that "any extradition request in this case would be futile."
The European Union has condemned what seems to have been an attempt at Alexei Navalny's life. The preliminary test results from the Charité – Universitätsmedizin hospital in Berlin, where he is undergoing treatment, indicate that the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned during his stay in Siberia. At the request of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, a specialist Bundeswehr laboratory carried out toxicological tests on samples from Alexei Navalny. The results of these tests have revealed unequivocal proof of the presence of a chemical nerve agent from the Novichok group.
See a similar case that the West will falsely accuse Russia of poisoning Navalny, as with Skripal and Litvinenko.
Russian opposition leader and a critic of Vladimir Putin Alexei Navalny has been suffering from suspected poisoning, where official clinical findings indicated that poisoning occurred using a nerve agent from the Novichok family. He fell ill during a flight and the plane had to make an emergency landing in Omsk, where doctors said he was in a coma and they were trying to save his life. Siberian doctors denied allegations on poisoning. Navalny has been transferred to Berlin and is receiving treatment at Berlin's Charite Hospital.