Russia Rejects UK ‘Nonsense' Over Plot
Manchester Evening News|January 24, 2022
Russia's Foreign Ministry has rejected a British claim that it is seeking to replace Ukraine's government with a pro-Moscow administration and that former Ukrainian MP Yevheniy Murayev is being considered as a potential candidate.

The UK Foreign Office named several other Ukrainian politicians it said had links with Russian intelligence services, along with Mr Murayev who is the leader of a small pro-Russia party that has no seats in the Kiev parliament.

The UK government made the claim based on an intelligence assessment amid high tensions between Moscow and the West over Russia's designs on Ukraine.

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