Victoria Skripal went on elections in the Yaroslavl regional Duma
Victoria Skripal, who is the niece of former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal nominated as a candidate in deputies of the Yaroslavl regional Duma from “Fair Russia”. About this “Kommersant” said Secretary of Bureau of Council of regional branch of the party Anatoly Kashirin.
Elections of deputies of the Yaroslavl regional Duma will be held in a single voting day on 9 September. Mrs. Skripal was headed by an affinity group in the electoral district No. 10 (part of the Frunze area of Yaroslavl). “We have been with her already communicated and understood that a man with active life position, a patriot of Russia. And while working for the nomination of candidates, we asked her, and she gladly agreed,” said Mr. Kashirin.
Victoria Skripal became known last spring in connection with poisoning her relatives of Sergey and Yulia Skrobala. They were found unconscious in Salisbury on 4 March. Britain has accused Russia of involvement in the incident. Moscow rejected the accusations, after that, several countries have expelled Russian diplomats. Currently, Sergei Skripal and Yulia was discharged from the hospital, but their treatment continues. Victoria Skripal repeatedly tried to obtain a UK visa to come to the stricken relatives, but the Embassy of United Kingdom in Moscow has rejected her application.
Alexander Tikhonov, The Yaroslavl