A former employee of the Russian intelligence service, Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, probably moved to New Zealand. On 6 June, wrote the British tabloid The Sun , citing aunt Julia Natalia Pestova.
She said that relatives are sure Sergey and Yulia are alive, but they are unlikely to be able ever to see.
According to Arctic Fox, Julia Skripal in March visited the page family members in social networks, but left no comments. Perhaps the niece was doing it because of longing for loved ones, said the interlocutor of the newspaper.
That Skrypali after recovering from the effects of poisoning with nerve substance “Newbie” could leave the UK, wrote the publication the Daily Mail. As a possible new place of residence of father and daughter called New Zealand or Australia.
Skripal was last called relatives on 26 June 2019, said his niece Victoria.
66-year-old Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia was hospitalized with symptoms of poisoning in British Salisbury March 4, 2018. Later, both were out of critical condition. A British investigation revealed that during the attack was used that was developed in Russia, a nerve agent, Novichok.
June 30, 2018 in the UK hospitalized 45-year-old Charlie Rowley and 44-year-old don Sturgess. Initially suspected that the pair were poisoned drugs, but further examination revealed traces of “Novice”. July 8, Sturgess died in hospital.
5 September 2018 the Prosecutor’s office in Britain called the names under which the suspects in the Commission of poisoning entered the country, – Alexander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirov. Prime Minister Theresa may said that they are officers of the GRU.
Two men whose photos were published by British Prosecutor, said in a television interview that he was in Salisbury, but went there solely for a tour. His involvement in the poisoning and to work in GRU they denied.
The investigative group is Bellingcat, and the Russian edition of The Insider found out that the man known under the name of Bashirov, is a GRU Colonel Anatoly Chapiha, and Alexander Petrov – doctor of GRU Alexander Mishkin.
In October 2018, the media reported that the poisoning Skripal involved another person – a Russian intelligence officer Sergei Fedotov, who could oversee the operation.