According to the newspaper «Kommersant», some Russians who had previously received political asylum in Britain, after the assassination of Sergei Skripal was granted protection.
We will remind, Sergey Skripal and his daughter was discovered unconscious in a shopping centre The Maltings in Salisbury (Wiltshire, southern England) on 4 March.
It was reported that the scout and his daughter was poisoned nervously-paralytic substance called «Beginner». This substance is extremely rare, and produce it only a few laboratories in the world. «Beginner» was developed in the USSR in the 80s, during the Cold war, and about its existence only became known in the mid-90s, as a result of the revelations Vila Mirzayanau.
On 12 March, the Prime Minister of great Britain Theresa may issued an ultimatum to the Russian authorities. The Russian Ambassador in London was invited in the next 36 hours to provide explanations regarding nerve gas, who tried to kill former intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia.
A day later, the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the Russian side will not respond to the ultimatum put forward by London in connection with the «business Skripal», as long as the UK will not meet its obligations under the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons and will not provide access to the substance, which was poisoned ex-GRU officer and his daughter Julia.
On 13 March it became known that died in London associate of Boris Berezovsky, Nikolai Glushkov. The police said there was no evidence which would indicate that death Glushkov somehow connected with the «business Skripal».
Meanwhile, the British media reported that on Wednesday, March 14, in London there will be a meeting of the Council of national security of the United Kingdom, which will discuss the responses of London on the behavior of the Kremlin.