The correspondent of the TV channel “Rain” visited the place of residence of Alexander E. Mishkin, whose Bellingcat and The Insider called a military doctor, Chief of the General staff of Russia (former GRU) with the alias Alexander Petrov. This was reported on the channel’s website.
Reporter went to the address indicated in the passport Mishkin, pictures of which had become available in the network. The document stated that Mishkin is registered in the apartment house in the Academic district of Moscow.
The door to the journalist opened almost full namesake of Mishkin (middle name different), which is called Petrov — Alexander Mishkin. He said that he works “in the energy sector.” The apartment he bought in 2013 “grandparents” that she got from the state. Mishkin says he saw Petrov only in the news and was “very surprised” to learn that that was his namesake.
“Rain” has requested an extract from Rosreestr. According to the document, the apartment, which is home to Mishkin, belongs to his three namesakes.
Previously, the research team Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT) found in the database of the Federal migration service that Mishkin is registered at the address Khoroshevskoe highway 76, where the headquarters of the Chief of the General staff. CIT staff also found (from the database of insurance policies CTP) in may 2018 Anatoly Chapiha (according to investigators, hiding under the pseudonym Ruslan Bashirov) sold Michael’s your Mercedes-Benz.
Britain suspects Petrov and Bashirova in the poisoning of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. People with these names in mid-September gave an interview to the chief editor of RT Margarita Simonyan, and then disappeared.
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