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Wednesday, 24 July 2024 – 23:24

Salisbury ‘hero’ Russian-spy linked with cyber-attack on chemical weapons watchdog?

Salisbury poisoning carried out by ‘hero’ Russian spy – with orders from the highest level, according to reports.

The Russian nerve agent involved in the Salisbury poisoning, Ruslan Borishov is now claimed to be Chepiga, who has been given a Hero of the Russian federation medal by president Putin.

Salisbury “tourist” Ruslan Borishov is claimed to be Anatolly Chepiga, a high-ranking intelligence veteran and one of Vladimir Putin’s top agents. The unmasking of his identity has shattered the claim that he and his accomplice were “just enjoying the sights” in Salisbury at the time of the attack.

Sending an experienced agent in Chepiga to carry out the alleged Salisbury attack suggests orders were given from the very top of Russian intelligence.

The pair were spotted strolling through the Wiltshire city on the day of the attack on former KGB spy Sergei Skripal, 67-years-old and his daughter Yulia, 33-years-old.

A picture of Borishov was found at a Russian Military academy that identified him as Anatolly Chepiga, a GRU (Soviet military) spy. Alleged partner-in-crime under the alias ‘Alexander Petrov’, travelled to Salisbury in March during the time of the deadly nerve agent attack.


Dutch security says it has disrupted a cyber operation conducted by Russia’s GRU, targeting the chemical Organisation for the prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) watchdog.

During a news conference in Hague, Dutch authorities have released passport pictures of four people – three cyber officers and a case officer – who arrived at Schiphol airport from Moscow on April 10.

The four men identified as, Evgenii Serebriakov, Oleg Sotnikov, Alexi Minin and Aleksei Morenets went to the OPCW headquarters on a reconnaissance mission.

Pictures at the news conference showed that the car they used was fitted with a Wi-Fi antenna and technical equipment in the boot, thought to be used to hack the network.

They decided to destroy smartphones following their mission and took their rubbish out of the hotel room when leaving, in an attempt to avoid leaving any DNA traces.

The men arrived into the Netherlands carrying 20,000 in Euros and 20,000 dollars, in cash.

This alleged cyber-attack took place around the same time that the investigations into the Skripals’ Novichok poisoning were taking place in Salisbury. 

There is currently no evidence to show these events are linked – stay with us for updates.

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