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U.K.'s May Warns Over ‘Destabilizing’ Russian Propaganda, Plots

  • Premier raises concerns over alleged Montenegro coup attempt
  • Britain will step up security cooperation with western Balkans
Theresa May speaks in Brussels, Belgium, on March 9, 2017.

Theresa May speaks in Brussels, Belgium, on March 9, 2017.

Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May urged European allies to step up their resistance to Russian aggression, as she raised concerns over an alleged Russian plot to assassinate a former premier of Montenegro.

Speaking in Brussels, May said the international community must make a more visible commitment to security in the western Balkans in light of the Russian threat as she promised to increase British support for the region.