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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