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Second Skripal poisoning suspect is Russian GRU agent: Bellingcat

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AFP  |  London 

Investigative group Bellingcat on Monday identified the second suspect in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal as a trained military doctor employed by Russia's GRU military intelligence agency.

"We have now identified 'Alexander Petrov' to be in fact Dr Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin, a trained military doctor in the employ of the GRU," the British-based group said in a report published on its website.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 01:00 IST