May 18, 2018 - World

Ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from hospital

Sergei Skripal at Moscow district court stands behind bars

Sergei Skripal at Moscow district court. Photo: TASS/Getty Images

Ex-spy Sergei Skripal, who was poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury, England in March, was discharged from the hospital on Friday.

The backdrop: The U.K. has blamed Russia for the attempted murders of Skripal and his daughter, Yulia Skripal, and the incident has led several governments around the world to expel Russian diplomats from their countries. Meanwhile, Sky News reported Thursday that Skripal is still being questioned by police about the attack and his level of contact with British intelligence.

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