Disinfo: There is no evidence the Skripal poisoning suspects are GRU agents

Summary

Suddenly, accusations appeared that the two Skripal poisoning suspects are not businessmen Boshirov and Petrov (as was the Russian version), but GRU agents Chepiga and Mishkin. But is there any evidence of that? There is none.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 122
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/10/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: Sergei Skripal

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