14 Sep 2018

Russian ‘spies’ allegedly targeted Swiss laboratory

International Editor

It has emerged that two suspected Russian spies were arrested and expelled from the Netherlands earlier this year, after allegedly trying to hack into a Swiss laboratory that tests samples of the deadly nerve agent Novichok.

According to Dutch reports, they were not the same two men accused of carrying out the Salisbury attack. Their bizarre appearance on Russian state television yesterday is still raising questions and eyebrows back home.