According to Mr Timoshkov, his friend, who he had known since school, did not see himself as a traitor as he had sworn an oath to the Soviet Union.
"It is not inconceivable that their condition could rapidly deteriorate", Judge Williams said describing their condition as critical but stable.
Russia has vehemently denied any responsibility for the incident, while Vladimir Chizhov, Russia's European Union ambassador, said that "from the legal point of view the Russian state had nothing against him [Skripal]".
He said he had reconnected with Skripal through his daughter Yulia after the conviction and in 2012 spoke to his old friend on the telephone for half an hour.
Sergei Skripal wrote to Vladimir Putin asking to be pardoned and to be able to visit his home country, a friend has revealed. "His mother, brother and other relatives were [in Russia]".
Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko has assured Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey, who was injured in the attack on ex-Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal, that Moscow has nothing to do with the incident, as is evident from a letter the ambassador wrote to the police officer.
The nerve agent came from Europe, the foreign ministry said.
The site's chief executive told the BBC there is "no way" any nerve agent held at Porton Down could be linked to the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter.
Egypt's interior ministry and army have tightened security ahead of the elections, which will be held Monday through Wednesday. State news agency MENA quoted al-Nemr as saying that two people, a policeman and a driver, were killed in the blast.
But the extended family waited until Thursday night to call authorities in case the Sharps had problems with their flight. A relative of the family posted to Facebook that the family had been located and that there weren't signs of foul play.
Merkel acknowledged that the debate about migration and integration has " divided and polarized our country to this day ". Merkel has been criticized by German politicians and rights organizations for her silence on Turkish invasion of Afrin.
Araghchi warned European powers that agreeing to measures to appease Trump could erode the deal and lead to its unraveling. United States sanctions will resume unless Trump again waives them on May 12.
West Ham owners David Gold and David Sullivan are understood to have left their seats for their own safety during the clashes. Noble's ascent from boyhood West Ham fan to key player for the club had made him a favourite of the Hammers support.
In the book, the family's pet rabbit travels around Washington, D.C., as "Grampa" Pence goes about his official duties. Funds from the Pence's book will be donated to Tracy's Kids , which provides young cancer patients with art therapy.
He reportedly said little about his victims , but acknowledged that the deaths he'd caused left families without their loved ones. The suspect ran into a ditch on the side of the road and a bomb went off inside his auto as SWAT officers approached the vehicle.
They also claimed that the two firms were registered as a call centre and an internet company, respectively. Last year, London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service and stripped it of its licence to operate.
The Dodgers third baseman said he would visit with doctors again on Tuesday to learn more about the wrist injury. Turner grunted and winced as he jogged away from the plate toward the dugout, his hand hanging limp at his side.
An attraction in Hong Kong Disneyland will allow guests to tag along with Ant-Man and the Wasp on a journey. The Avengers attractions will take over "A Bug's Land", which is based on Pixar's " A Bug's Life " movie.
The Israeli military disclosed that 2 groups of jets flew at low altitude toward the target to avoid detection by Syria's radar. Concern is growing that the confrontation between Israel and Iran will escalate further.
She said he invited her to the house with the claim he was throwing a wrap party, but when she arrived, they were alone. At the time, Dadis had recently moved to the USA from the Netherlands and was pursuing an acting career.
Spy row: UK-Russia relations at a new low
May pointed the finger firmly at Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday as she outlined retaliatory measures in parliament. The Western leaders said the use of the toxin was a clear breach of the Chemical Weapons Convention and global law.
Serena to meet Osaka in Miami Open
Special seedings were sometimes applied to players returning from long lay-offs but that rule has been scrapped by the WTA. Williams is an eight-time Miami Open victor , but she can't be seeded due to the fact that she's unranked.
Trump Trade War - Seoul warns of impact on nuclear talks
She said that "The timing is bad, the measure is bad for the USA and Korea going together on the North Korean nuclear issue". It's a plan US companies say will mean pricier clothes, shoes and toys as well as other everyday products "made in China ".