Netizen 24 GBR: Russian spy attack: Sergei Skripal — the life of a double agent

By On March 12, 2018

Russian spy attack: Sergei Skripal â€" the life of a double agent

Ben Macintyre

The Times

  • Armed Forces
Sergei and Yulia Skripal
Sergei and Yulia Skripal

Drinker, traitor, soldier, spy. Agent, double agent, convict, intelligence asset and assassination target. Veteran of the Russian spy service, then its sworn enemy and now, in all probability, its victim.

Barely a week ago only a small handful of people inside the intelligence community knew the real story of Sergei Skripal, the spy who lies, mortally ill from poisoning along with his daughter, in a Salisbury hospital. Yet in a few short days he has become the most famous spy in the world, a man whose mul tiple lives are the subject of a huge police investigation into who he is, who he was and who tried to kill him.

Sergei Viktorovich Skripal was a child of the Cold War, born in Kiev on June 23,…

Source: Google News

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