Russian Ex-spy’s Daughter Discharged From Hospital


Yulia Skripal, daughter of Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy, who was poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury last month has been discharged from hospital. The 33-year-old had been poisoned along with her father in the English city on March 4. She has reportedly been taken to a secure location while her father remains in hospital.

A worker at Salisbury hospital said Yulia's health had been improving daily as well as her father's.

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Her father, a former Russian military official who sold secrets to Britain before moving there in a 2010 spy swap.

The matter has sparked a diplomatic row as both countries as well as United States, 12 European Union countries and NATO have expelled diplomats in recent weeks. The nerve agent attack is the first since World War II.

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