United Kingdom poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence

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They say it is the real name of Alexander Petrov, who the British government named as one of their key suspects, alongside Ruslan Boshirov, whose real name was revealed to be Anatoliy Chepiga. The group says it will provide forensic evidence and further information Tuesday about how it identified Mishkin.

Skripal, a former GRU colonel, was convicted of treason in 2006 by a Russian court after being accused of spying for Britain.

"In the period 2011-2018, Alexander Mishkin travelled extensively under his new identity".

A still image taken from a video footage and released by RT worldwide news channel on September 13, 2018, shows two Russian men with the same names, Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, as those accused by Britain over the case of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, during an interview at an unidentified location, Russia.

Mishkin was said to have made repeated trips to Ukraine and had even stated the GRU headquarters as his home address.

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After Britain charged the two Russians with trying to kill the Skripals, the suspects appeared on Russian TV to deny a role in the Salisbury poisonings.

The two suspects had traveled from Russian Federation to London by plane and then visited Salisbury by train on two successive days including the day the attack happened.

Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey was also hospitalised after coming into contact with the substance at Mr Skripal's home.

London police force said it will not comment on speculation regarding the real identities of the men charged with poisoning of the Skripals.

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