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The British Government Will Review Allegations Of Russian Involvement In 14 Suspicious Deaths Exposed By BuzzFeed News

The British Government Will Review Allegations Of Russian Involvement In 14 Suspicious Deaths Exposed By BuzzFeed News

However, Amber Rudd confirmed on Tuesday that she wanted to be satisfied that allegations of Russian involvement were no more than that.

The UK's home secretary has confirmed that the police and MI5 will look again at a number of deaths on British soil that were linked to the Russian state, as a BuzzFeed News investigation revealed last year.

This is what Amber Rudd just said in response to Yvette Cooper, who asked whether security services would revisit 14 deaths that @buzzfeednews revealed had been linked to the Russian state: https://t.co/OJA4Gb3x46

As the Home Secretary has said in her letter, the government must satisfy itself that the correct finding was reached in each case and the public need to know that relevant questions about wider Russia links have been investigated and answered."

Also on Tuesday, the British broadcasting regulator warned Russia Today, the Kremlin-backed news channel which has offshoots in the US and in the UK, that it could face losing its licence to broadcast if Russian state involvement was proven in the Skripal case.

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