Although Yulia has to undergo further treatment, doctors treating the Ms Skripal have said they were more than happy to discharge her after she made a remarkable recovery in such a short space of time.
Russian Federation has carried out secret tests on how to smear deadly nerve agents on door handles, declassified British intelligence reveals.
Russian intelligence agencies have been spying on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter for at least five years, a top United Kingdom security official has said. "This was a military-grade nerve agent of high purity".
A CHURCH in Salisbury will host a "service of cleansing and celebration" after the poisoning of the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in the city last month. He said BZ was part of chemical arsenals of the U.S., Britain and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries, while the Soviet Union and Russian Federation never developed the agent.More news: U.S. & allies launch 'precision strikes' on Syria
No sooner had the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) announced its findings in the Skripal poisoning case; Russian media launched a veritable avalanche of fakes in the matter.
Perhaps the most explosive claim in his dossier was that Russian security services had hacked Yulia Skripal's email accounts for at least five years before she and her father were found slumped on a park bench in Salisbury.
"During the 2000s Russian Federation commenced a programme to test means of delivering chemical warfare agents and to train personnel from special units in the use of these weapons", the letter said. The name and structure of the identified toxic chemical are contained in the full classified report'.
The work was done at a branch of Russia's Institute for Organic Chemistry and Technology at Shikhany near Volgograd, as part of an offensive chemical weapons programme known as FOLIANT.More news: Real slides through on late penalty
Novichok is thought to have been developed to prevent detection and to circumvent worldwide chemical weapons controls.
In the letter, Sedwill said only Russian Federation had the "technical means, operational experience and the motive" for the attack.
"There is no plausible alternative explanation".
"(Thursday) today the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog have confirmed the findings of the United Kingdom relating to the identity of the toxic chemical used in the attempted assassination of Skripal and his daughter, and which also resulted in the hospitalisation of a British police officer.More news: Beyonce becomes first woman of colour to headline Coachella
In recent weeks, British authorities - along with roughly two dozen countries, including the USA - have expelled scores of Russian diplomats in retaliation. She has been interviewed by police and moved to a secure location after being released from hospital earlier this week.