Russian Suspects in Poisoning: We Were in UK as Tourists

The two Russian men spun an unlikely tale of hapless tourists defeated by grim British weather.

  • Published 13 September 2018
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MOSCOW (AP) — The two Russian men spun an unlikely tale of hapless tourists defeated by grim British weather: They traveled more than 1,000 miles to see England's famed Salisbury Cathedral but were turned back by slush and snow, then returned the next day and spent two hours exploring the "beautiful" city. British officials had a more sinister explanation: Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov were highly trained military intelligence agents sent by the Kremlin to… Read at AP News