Yuri Usacompare: Ramil Sitdikov / RIA Novosti
The Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said that doesn’t know anything about the version that the suspects in the poisoning of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter could reveal recruited by the Russian diplomat. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
“I haven’t heard anything about it” — said the assistant of Vladimir Putin, answering questions of journalists.
On 9 September, the British newspaper Daily Express reported that the Russians, Aleksander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirov accused of attempt at Sergey and Yulia Skripal, helped to calculate the agent of the Russian secret police under the code name Apollo. Officially, he worked in the Russian Embassy in Rome, but his real task was to collect secret information about NATO. Apollo was recruited by the MI6 agent, in April this year, exported to Britain and questioned. He called the British intelligence services are the real names of Petrov and Bashirova, told the Daily Express a former employee of MI6, recently retired.
On 5 September, British authorities announced that an attempt on Skrobala organized two agents of the GRU under the code name of Alexander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirov. Later, the Daily Mirror newspaper, citing a source in the British intelligence reported that the attempt was attended by a group of “Cleaners” of the six Russian agents.
March 4 in the British city of Salisbury in the Park was found unconscious former GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia. According to British intelligence, they were poisoned with newreno agent “Beginner”, developed in the USSR. Skrypali spent several weeks in the hospital. In June damaged another resident of Amesbury Charlie Rowley, who found the bottle with the remnants of the “Newbie” in the Park. Deciding that it was spirits, he gave the bottle to my girlfriend dawn. She later died, and Rowley is in the hospital. Russian authorities have denied involvement in the poisoning.
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