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GRU officers involved in Skripals’ poisoning in Salisbury, - mass media

The mass media noted that GRU is connected to the Russian hybrid war in Ukraine and annexation of Crimea in 2014
13:14, 16 July 2018

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The former or current GRU officers are involved in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia as The New York Times reported.

“The same Russian military intelligence service now accused of disrupting the 2016 presidential election in America may also be responsible for the nerve agent attack in Britain against a former Russian spy,” the message said.

Related: Novichok poisoning in Amesbury: Police found more than 400 physical evidence items

Wiltshire police reported new cases of poisoning near Salisbury, similar to the poisoning of ex-officer of the GRU of Russia Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia in Salisbury on March 4. Man and woman were found unconscious. Both are British citizens.

As reported, the man and woman were poisoned by the paralytic substance Novichok after contact with the infected object.

Related: Scotland Yard: British people got poisoned by Novichok nerve agent


Later it became known that woman poisoned with Novichok, the Russian-made nerve agent, died at a hospital in Amesbury, England. Metro reported that, referring to Scotland Yard. Dawn Sturgess, 44, left three kids behind.

The authority looks into the incident.

Sergey Skripal was released from the hospital on May 18. At the beginning of April, the doctors claimed that the state of the health of Skripal is not critical anymore.

Related: Rain in Salisbury saved Skripals

As we reported on March 29, Yulia Skripal recovers rapidly and her health state is not critical anymore. Later Sky News reported that she can feed and drink herself. The authorities expect that the affected will be able to testify soon.

Yulia Skripal was discharged from the hospital on April 9.

Ex-colonel of Russia’s GRU, Chief Intelligence Department, Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia, poisoned in the center of Salisbury town in the evening of March 4, are still struggling for life in the intensive care unit of the local hospital. The British special services suppose that Skripals were poisoned by his ex-colleague Andrey Lugovoy, who acted on orders from Moscow.

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