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Yulia Skripal discharged from hospital — British media

April 10, 11:21 UTC+3 LONDON

According to BBC, Yulia has been taken to a secure location

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LONDON, April 10. /TASS/. Russian citizen Yulia Skripal has been discharged from Salisbury District Hospital on Monday and "taken to a secure location," BBC said on Tuesday.

Yulia’s father Sergei Skripal, a 66 year-old former Russian military intelligence officer who was convicted of spying for Great Britain, still remains hospitalized but his "strength is growing daily."

Skripal incident

According to London, Sergei and Yulia Skripal suffered the effects of an alleged nerve agent in the British city of Salisbury on March 4. Claiming that the substance used in the attack had been a Novichok-class nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, London rushed to accuse Russia of being involved in the incident. Moscow rejected all of the United Kingdom’s accusations, saying that a program aimed at developing such a substance had existed neither in the Soviet Union nor in Russia.

On April 3, Chief Executive of the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) at Porton Down Gary Aitkenhead told Sky News that British experts had been unable to identify the origin of the nerve agent used to attack Skripal and his daughter.

However, in the wake of the Salisbury incident, the UK expelled 23 Russian diplomats and announced other restrictive measures against Moscow without presenting any evidence of its involvement in the incident. In retaliation to the UK’s steps, Russia expelled 23 British diplomats, closed the British consulate general in the city of St. Petersburg, while the British Council had to shut down its operations in Russia. The United Kingdom was later requested to reduce the number of its diplomatic staff in Russia so that it would match the number of Russian diplomats in Great Britain.

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