The poisoning of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the UK could not arrange Russia, and the «stakeholders» of the countries of the former USSR. On 16 March, said the Chairman of the state Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian integration and relations with compatriots, the Deputy from Communist party Leonid Kalashnikov in the air of the program «60 minutes» on TV channel «Russia 1».
«This gas «Beginner» is in Uzbekistan, in Ukraine, there are several republics of the former USSR. You should not think that I was joking. By the way, could use this extremists,» he said.
4 Mar 66-year-old Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia was hospitalized in British Salisbury with symptoms of poisoning. The hospital also got COP Nick Bailey, who first visited the house Skripal. All three are still in serious condition.
The investigation revealed that during the attack was used that was developed in Russia, a nerve agent, Novichok. About it in the British Parliament, Prime Minister Theresa may. She demanded from the Kremlin to explain what had happened until the evening of March 13, otherwise London would take an incident of unlawful use of force by Russia against great Britain. The UK position was supported by the government of France, USA, Germany and Australia.
Moscow has refused to explain the incident and requested to provide samples of the substance that poisoned Skrobala. The next day, Britain sent 23 Russian diplomats and suspended bilateral contacts with Russia.
According to the Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain Boris Johnson, «highly likely» that ordered the use of nerve agent in Salisbury personally gave the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. The Kremlin called the statement «shocking and unforgivable» breach of diplomatic etiquette.
The Deputy of the state Duma of the Russian Federation about poisoning Skripal Gas «Beginner» is in Uzbekistan, Ukraine, and several republics of the Soviet Union 17.03.2018