Russia has demanded an explanation from the British authorities for the search for an Aeroflot plane at London's Heathrow Airport
The Russian foreign ministry said the British customs authorities had boarded and searched the plane after it left on 30 March Moscow had arrived (19659002) The spokeswoman for the Ministry, Maria Zakharova, called the incident a "provocation" that occurred in a field of tension between the two countries.
The Russian Embassy in London said the "extraordinary" search had been carried out by British border troops and customs officials.
The embassy said it sent a diplomatic note requesting clarification of the incident
Officials did not immediately respond to the charges. The London Metropolitan Police denied that they were involved in the search for an Aeroflot flight.
Russia 's latest indictment of Britain arrives on the same day Russia accrues dozens of Western embassy staff in diplomacy spurred on it by expulsion declarations of poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia
March found on a bench in the town of Salisbury in southern England.
Moscow has denied that it stood behind the attack and called on the UK to prove that it was not poisoning Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter.
With reports from the Spiegel, BBC, Reuters and TASS