Media: suspects in the case revealed Skrobala recruited by the Russian diplomat
The suspects in the poisoning of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia in Salisbury helped to identify the Russian diplomat, recruited by British intelligence, according to British tabloid Daily Express, citing sources in British intelligence.
According to the Daily Express, the agent of the British foreign intelligence service, posing as an art dealer, within a few months of trying to recruit employees of the Russian Embassy in Italy, who is himself under the guise of collecting classified information about NATO. The diplomat under a code nickname “Apollo” in the end, was transported to the UK in April.
According to the tabloid, Apollo gave the staff of British intelligence all the information about the “international spy network Moscow”. When the first photos of the alleged poisoners Skrobala, the diplomat identified them as employees of the GRU.
Recall that on 5 September, the Prime Minister of great Britain Teresa may said the crown prosecution service of great Britain are ready to press charges for attempted murder Skrobala the citizens of Russia, Alexander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirova. According to her, they are officers of the GRU. The next day the US, France, Germany, and Canada announced plans to work together with Britain to fight the “hostile activities of foreign intelligence networks”. The Russian foreign Ministry claims that Moscow to the poisoning was not involved, about these men knows nothing and urges London to cooperate.
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