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UK Set To Ask Russia To Extradite Suspects In Salisbury Poisoning

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UK Set To Ask Russia To Extradite Suspects In Salisbury Poisoning
The Guardian reported Monday that criminal prosecutors already have the extradition request ready to go — they just need to file it.
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The U.K. is reportedly going to ask Russia to extradite two people suspected of carrying out a nerve agent attack in Salisbury earlier this year.

The Guardian reported Monday that criminal prosecutors already have the extradition request ready to go — they just need to file it. 

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, were rushed to a hospital in critical condition back in March after both were exposed to novichok.

A couple in nearby Amesbury — Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley — were poisoned in June by the same nerve agent. Rowley and the Skripals recovered, but Sturgess died

The British government blamed Russia for the attack on the Skripals. Moscow has repeatedly denied any involvement and has also said it had nothing to do with the Amesbury incident.