In the Kremlin commented on the investigation about the “Bocharova-Chapiha”
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the investigation by the British media that the accused by Britain in the poisoning Skrobala Ruslan Bashirov is alleged GRU Colonel Anatoly Caigou.
Наверх11фотографий11фотографий11фотографийэто informal investigation, we don’t know how it corresponds to the truth. We operate what was said by Petrov and Bocharovym and the information that was voiced by the President.Dmitry Pescovitz Secretary of the President of Russia
Peskov also said that he does not have any data on the Chapiha, but promised to review the investigation to the media.
“I don’t know who the Colonel Chapiha, for which he was awarded, but will check,” he told reporters.
Investigation project, Bellingcat, together with the publication of Insider was published on Wednesday, September 26. According to the organization, Bashirov actually 39-year-old Anatoly Chapiha — GRU officer. He allegedly received the title of Hero of Russia in 2014, and also participated in wars in Chechnya and Ukraine.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova believes that this investigation continues the campaign to divert attention from what happened in Salisbury.
British spy, a former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious in Salisbury on 4 March. After treatment both awake. According to British side, Skrypali was exposed to allegedly produced in Russia, the nerve substance of the Novice class.
In September British prosecutors said that the incident was involved in the Russian citizens Alexander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirov, whose office presented by GRU. Britain announced the intention to declare them wanted by Interpol. 15 September Bashirov and Petrov gave an interview to RT in which he told that he was not familiar with Kripalani and came to Salisbury as a tourist. In response, Prime Minister Theresa may called the statements of the representatives of Russia in the “case Skrypalia” a challenge to common sense.
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