BellingChat Episode 3 - Hunting the The Salisbury Poisonings Suspects
The new BBC series The Salisbury Poisonings tells the story of the impact of the Skripal assassination attempt on the people of Salisbury, but what do we know about the two suspects identified by UK authorities? Bellingcat’s Christo Grozev explains the work he did to reveal the true identities of the Skripal suspects, how he identified their commanders, and how that connected to other Russian spy operations, from assassination to coup attempts, across Europe.
Below is a selection of investigations mentioned in the episode:
Skripal Suspect Boshirov Identified as GRU Colonel Anatoliy Chepiga
Anatoliy Chepiga Is a Hero of Russia: The Writing Is on the Wall
Full report: Skripal Poisoning Suspect Dr. Alexander Mishkin, Hero of Russia
Third Suspect in Skripal Poisoning Identified as Denis Sergeev, High-Ranking GRU Officer
Third Skripal Suspect Linked to 2015 Bulgaria Poisoning
The Dreadful Eight: GRU’s Unit 29155 and the 2015 Poisoning of Emilian Gebrev
Skripal Poisoner Attended GRU Commander Family Wedding
GRU Globetrotters 2: The Spies Who Loved Switzerland
Second GRU Officer Indicted in Montenegro Coup Unmasked
305 Car Registrations May Point to Massive GRU Security Breach
An Officer And A Diplomat: The Strange Case Of The GRU Spy With A Red Notice
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