26 Sep 2018

Salisbury poisoning suspect’s ‘real identity’ reported by investigative website

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

One of the suspects in the poison attack on the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter has been revealed as a highly-decorated, senior officer in Russia’s military intelligence unit, called Colonel Anatoliy Chepiga, according to the online investigation site Bellingcat. Their report claims that Chepiga was the man who travelled to Salisbury under the name ‘Ruslan Boshirov’.