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Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, charged with the attempted murder of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. A new report says Boshirov is actually Anatoly Chepiga, a Russian military intelligence officer. U.K. Metropolitan Police/AP hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says two men identified by British police as suspects in the poisoning of a former KGB agent and his daughter are private citizens, not government agents. Scotland Yard released photos of the men last week. U.K. Metropolitan Police hide caption

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A specialist team member in a police protective suit in Salisbury, England, last month. British police scoured sections of Salisbury and Amesbury in southwest England, searching for a container feared to be contaminated with traces of the deadly nerve agent Novichok. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Sergei Skripal has left Salisbury District Hospital, one month after his daughter, Yulia, was also discharged. The pair were found poisoned by an exotic nerve agent in March. Peter Nicholls/Reuters hide caption

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The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says the poison used against Sergei and Yulia Skripal "was of high purity." The U.K. has concluded a state actor — namely, Russia — carried out the attack. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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The main entrance to the Salisbury District Hospital in southern England, seen early last month after Sergei and Yulia Skripal were admitted after their poisoning. On Friday, hospital officials noted that both father and daughter have been improving. Chris J. Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Buses believed to be carrying expelled diplomats leave the U.S. Embassy in Moscow on Thursday. The Kremlin ordered 60 American diplomats to leave Russia by Thursday, responding to a similar move by the U.S. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory in Porton Down, U.K., seen last month. Researchers at the lab were tasked with testing the nerve agent used to poison Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in early March. Jack Taylor/Getty Images hide caption

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Yulia Skripal, seen in an image taken from her Facebook account earlier this month. The 33-year-old daughter of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is "improving rapidly," according to hospital officials. Yulia Skripal/Facebook via AP hide caption

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British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and French President Emmanuel Macron during a news conference following a meeting on the sidelines of the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, on Thursday. Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation between Britain and Russia, on Wednesday. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Military personnel wearing protective suits investigate the poisoning of Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, England. Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, remain critically ill. Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

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Military personnel outside Bourne Hill police station in Salisbury, England, Sunday, as police and members of the armed forces probe last week's suspected nerve agent attack on Russian double agent spy Sergei Skripal. Andrew Matthews/AP hide caption

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Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley gives a statement on Wednesday in Salisbury, England. Sergei Skripal, who was granted refuge in the U.K. following a prisoner swap between the U.S. and Russia in 2010, and his daughter remain critically ill after being exposed to an unknown substance now believed to have been a nerve agent. Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

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