The poisoning of the Skripals in Britain and the Bulgarian arms baron, as well as the attempted coup in Montenegro, could have been the same secret GRU unit, writes The New York Times, citing interlocutors in Western security agencies.
The UK authorities are confident that they have clarified all the details of the assassination attempt and established the whole chain of people allegedly involved in the poisoning in Salisbury.
Former Yukos lawyer Dmitry Gololobov paints from the inside a colorful but bleak picture of the British capital and tells how the life of wealthy Russians changed in the era of political hysteria.
“Fontanka” found out who the UK is ready to announce as an accomplice to Petrov and Boshirov. 45-year-old Sergey Fedotov is ideally suited for the concept of "poisoners from the GRU."
In 2016, Interfax, citing "informed sources", reported on the death of a double agent, Alexander Poteev, who had previously surrendered the Russian intelligence network to the United States with Anna Chapman.
Experts Bellingcat noticed the similarity of Ruslan Boshirov, whom the British authorities consider involved in the poisoning of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal, with Colonel Anatoly Chepiga, awarded in 2014 the title of Hero of Russia.
The British authorities have traditionally suspected the Russian Federation.
The OPCW released the first results of the investigation into the "Skripal case".
Poisoning began at the threshold of their house in Salisbury.
Gazprom placed eurobonds for 750 million euros despite the crisis in Russian-British relations because of an attempt on the ex-colonel of the GRU Sergey Skripal. Most of the securities were bought by European investors, including from the UK.
Partner and friend of Boris Berezovsky Nikolai Glushkov found dead in London.
The Prime Minister of Great Britain, Theresa May, considers the authorities of the Russian Federation either involved in the assassination attempt or having lost control over their chemical weapons.