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Counter-terrorism police in the UK continued the investigation of the poisoning of former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia two years after the incident. The corresponding message published in Twitter-account Department.
Police urged anyone who has any information about the suspects, to report it. The appeal is published under the photo of Alexander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirov, which Britain calls the alleged poisoners.
According to British authorities, Skrypali was poisoned on 4 March 2018 developed in the USSR nerve substance is “new” result of the operation with the participation of GRU staff. In London believe that the attack was sanctioned by the highest leadership of Russia. Moscow denies any involvement in the incident with Kripalani.
According to the Bellingcat investigation and The Insider, Bashirov — in fact, the staff of the Russian military intelligence Colonel Anatoly Chapiha and Petrov — a military doctor, an employee of the GRU Alexander Mishkin.
In early June it was reported that Skrypali moved to New Zealand. According to sources, they received from UK authorities financial aid and documents with new names. Before that ex-GRU officer with a daughter about a year lived in a dedicated MI-6 housing.
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