Moscow has decided to investigate the poisoning of Julia Skripal and murder Glushkov

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Photo: Safron Golikov / “Kommersant”

The investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case on the fact of assassination attempt on the Russian Yulia Skripal and murder of the former Deputy Director General of Aeroflot, Nikolay Glushkov. On Friday, March 16, reported the press service of the Ministry.

In the case of the daughter of a defector Sergei Skripal the investigation is underway under article about attempt at murder committed publicly dangerous method. Death Glushkov in the Russian SK qualified as murder.

“The investigation will be made in accordance with the requirements of Russian legislation and international law. The planned involvement in the investigation of highly qualified experts and investigators are ready to work together with the competent authorities of the UK,” — said the official representative of SK Svetlana Petrenko.

In the SC does not mention the father of Julia Skripal, a former GRU officer Sergey Skripal, also suffered as a result of poisoning.

Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious on March 4, on a bench in the Park in English Salisbury. Poisoning, they fell into a coma.

On 15 March, the UK, France, Germany and the United States issued a joint statement in which they formally accused Russia of trying to kill Skripal and his daughter. The Russian leadership denies all allegations. Moscow promised to retaliate, and to provide London a powerful pressure.

On the death of Nikolai Glushkov, a friend and business partner of tycoon Boris Berezovsky, became known on March 13. He was found in his house with traces of strangulation. Glushkov lived in the UK, where he was in 2010 given political asylum. He was 68 years old.

In 2017 the businessman in absentia condemned in Russia to eight years in prison on charges of embezzlement of nearly 123 million from “Aeroflot” in complicity with Berezovsky in the 1990s.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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