Salisbury suspect 'true identity' revealed as Russian military colonel
One of the prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack is a highly decorated Russian military colonel, an online investigative group has claimed.
Bellingcat reported that the man who was named as Ruslan Boshirov and said by the Kremlin to be a civilian is actually Colonel Anatoliy Chepiga, a top-level officer in the GRU, Russia's military intelligence service.
The Home Office said it could neither confirm nor deny the reporting about the suspect's real identity.
But Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson briefly appeared to confirm the story, posting and then deleting a tweet that said:... read more
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