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Suspect In Skripal Poisoning Identified

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The investigative group Bellingcat says one of the two suspects in the poisoning of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Britain had been made a hero of the Russian Federation by President Vladimir Putin four years earlier. The group identified the suspect as Alexander Mishkin, a doctor who works for Russian military intelligence.

Peter O'Dowd speaks with the BBC Global Affairs Correspondent Naomi Grimley (@naomigrimley).

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