Why Britain's response to Russia over Sergei Skripal's poisoning isn’t nearly as strong as it could be

A composite image of Theresa May and Vladimir Putin. Reuters/Samantha Lee/Business Insider

Theresa May announced her retaliatory measures against Russia over the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal on Wednesday afternoon There are a lot more actions the Prime Minister could take to punish Russia, but she has stopped short of doing so. The UK doesn’t want to sever relations with Russia, and Britain’s allies are unlikely going to go beyond verbally condemning Russia, experts say.

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