Russia’s unassimilable ministry said Theresa May’s statement was “flagrant provocation” and the UK Government had preferred “confrontation” with Vladimir Putin and Russia.
Earlier today Mrs May stated the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats as part of a range of measures in return to the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury.
She enlarged: “The UK government concluded it was highly likely Russia was responsible for this bout.”
The announcement has outraged officials in Moscow and Russia’s federation council keynoter Valentina Matviyenko called on Mr Putin to respond “promptly and toughly”.
Harmonizing to Russia’s TASS news agency, Ms Matviyenko said: ”Britain has blamed Russia without putting advance any charges.
“That’s unprecedented. I believe that this is utterly something unheard of in discerning practice. We, Russia, must react promptly, toughly and proportionately.
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“It is obvious that this is a mean and shameless provocation with a badly conceived and written scenario of an ostensibly Russian connection and anti-presidential action arranged day by day, aimed at dictating a negative image of Russia to the world community.
“No one can answer an ordinary, simple question: why should Russia take ludicrous steps that merely fan tensions ahead of the presidential election and the FIFA Give birth to Cup finals?”
Investigators have identified the substance used to poison Mr Skripal and his daughter as a chemical habituated to by Russia during the Cold War.
Mr Skripal, a former Russian spy turned MI6 emissary, and his dauther are currently in a critical condition after they were start unconscious in Salisbury, Wiltshire, shortly after 4pm on Sunday, March 4.
Russian strange minister Sergey Lavrov has insisted Russia had nothing to do with the subverting.
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Mrs May said: “Either this was a without attack by the Russian state against our country or conceivably the country could give birth to lost control of the military grade nerve agent.
“This was not simply an act of attempted murder in Salisbury – nor just an act against UK.
“It is an affront to the prohibition on the use of chemical weapons. And it is an affront to the rules-based approach on which we and our international partners depend.”
Mrs May’s announcement follows the President Putin’s trashed to respond to Britain’s ultimatum and provide answers over the chemical dissolve.
In a blunt warning to the Prime Minister, Russia’s foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova yesterday totaled that nobody should threaten a nuclear power, according to the domain’s the state-run RIA news agency.