1893: Arrest of a Suspected German Spy
An officer in the German Army was arrested in Rouen, after suspicions arose that he was working there as a spy.
Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats, Escalating Row Over Ex-Spy’s Poisoning
The order came days after Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain expelled the same number of Russian diplomats.
A Former Spy Is Poisoned
Prime Minister Theresa May said that it was “highly likely” that Russia was to blame for the poisoning of a former Russian spy in southern England.
New Zealand to Investigate Decade-Old Poisoning Claim
A man who said he once worked for Russian intelligence claims he was poisoned in Auckland more than a decade ago.
Britain-Russia Brawl Over Spy Poisoning Echoes U.S.-Kremlin Feud
For the United States, the escalating spying acrimony between Britain and Russia has a déjà vu feel to it, and for good reason.
As Putin’s Opponents Flocked to London, His Spies Followed
Russia now has more intelligence agents in London than during the Cold War, officials say. The poisoning of a former agent has put pressure on the British government to rein them in.
Britain Blames Moscow for Poisoning of Former Russian Spy
Prime Minister Theresa May’s remarks were an unusually direct condemnation of a country that Britain has been loath to blame for previous attacks.
After Russian Spy Poisoning, Britain Tells Public to Wash Clothes and Use Baby Wipes
A week after a former Russian spy and his daughter were attacked with a nerve agent, the authorities said the risk to the public remained “low.”
Ex-Russian Spy ‘Stable’ After Nerve Agent Attack in U.K.
Sergei Skripal and his daughter remain unconscious. But Britain is not yet apportioning blame for what a senior official called the “brazen and reckless” assault.
2 Ex-Spies Fell Ill in Britain. That’s Where the Stories Diverge.
Alexander V. Litvinenko, poisoned to death in 2006, and Sergei V. Skripal, who is critically ill, hailed from the dark, bare-knuckles world of Russian intelligence.