Russia's foreign minister has accused the U.K. of behaving in a "high-handed" and "misleading" manner after Downing Street implicated Moscow in the attempted murder of a former Russian spy and his daughter on British soil.
2018 World Cup; Wed 14 Mar, AT 14:57; Russian spy attack: could England boycott the World Cup?
British Royal Family and government ministers will boycott World Cup in Russia after nerve agent attack on spy
May told the Commons that Russia was culpable for the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia
No ministers or members of the Royal Family will go to World Cup finals in Russia this summer, British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced.
BRITAIN’S Royal family and government ministers will not attend the 2018 World Cup in Russia following the poisoning of a Russian spy and his daughter, Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Theresa May said Russia had failed to provide any 'credible' explanation of events
While the snub may seem pointed, a Russian official said, “It’s not so important.”
Theresa May: British ministers, royal family will not attend soccer World Cup in Russia after spy attack
Theresa May: British ministers, royal family will not attend soccer World Cup in Russia after spy attack.