ALEX BELL: Russia, an empire without purpose, is a clear and present danger to the west

© PAMilitary and emergency services personnel outside Bourne Hill police station in Salisbury, as police and members of the armed forces probe the suspected nerve agent attack on Russian double agent Sergei Skripal.
Military and emergency services personnel outside Bourne Hill police station in Salisbury, as police and members of the armed forces probe the suspected nerve agent attack on Russian double agent Sergei Skripal.

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