Russia’s again denied involvement in a nerve agent attack against one of its former spies in Salisbury – calling claims against Moscow propaganda in “uneducated” Britain.
The comments were made at the United Nations Security Council by the country’s ambassador to the UN.
The Prime Minister’s expelled 23 Russian diplomats.
The White House says the US stands in solidarity with the UK.
Meanwhile Essex MPs have been reacting to the developing Russia situation.
John Baron – who represents Basildon and Billericay – wants to see defence budgets boosted – calling the initial sanctions a “short term fix”.
Meanwhile Harwich and North Essex MP Bernard Jenkin wants England to withdraw from the Football World Cup being held in Russia this summer – and will be giving his opinion to Theresa May.