The USA has said it will impose new sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of two people in Salisbury. Sergei Skripal was a former Russian double agent living in the UK. Along with his daughter Yulia, he was left seriously ill after being poisoned by the nerve agent Novichok in March. The UK blames Russia, but the … Continue reading Sanctions: What are they and why do countries use them?
Russia is not dropping its support for pro-Assad forces. How did thy get involved in the six-year Syrian war in the first place - and why is it so important to them? Click here to read the full article on BBC Newsbeat.