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British police say two Russians involved in the poisoning in Salisbury, the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia on March 4. About this newspaper The Sun, citing sources at Scotland Yard associated with the investigation of the incident.
Presumably, the investigation will focus on two key figures, whose names were not disclosed. In Scotland Yard believe that the organizers of the assassination left the UK the next day and are now under the protection of the Kremlin. According to the source, this discovery is assessed as “major breakthrough”.
“The ultimate goal always is to ensure that they appeared before the court. Of course, if they are no longer in the UK, it makes this task much more difficult”, — quotes the edition of his words. In Scotland Yard the news is not yet ready to comment.
Sergei Skripal and his daughter was found unconscious in the British Salisbury. According to London, was poisoned with nerve substance of the Novice class, developed in the Soviet Union for military purposes. Moscow denies the charges. In the report of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons also indicates that the origin of the chemical could not be established.
Skrypali was in the hospital for several weeks, 33-year-old Yulia was discharged on April 9, and 66-year-old Sergei — 18 may. After that, Russian President Putin wished Sergei Skripal health and stressed that Russia is ready to render assistance in the investigation, but the London offer was not accepted. Then Russia refused to consider Skripal a traitor.
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