7 Jun 2020

Russian spy and his daughter living in NZ - reports

4:59 pm on 7 June 2020

Britain's Sunday Times newspaper has reported that a former Russian spy and his daughter, who were poisoned with the deadly nerve agent Novichok, are now living in New Zealand.

Yulia and Sergei Skripal

Yulia and Sergei Skripal. Photo: Facebook/ AFP

Sergei and Yulia Skripal were found unconscious on a park bench in the English city of Salisbury two years ago.

They recovered and lived in a safe house for a year, before being sent overseas with new identities.

Russia denied Britain's accusation of attempted murder.

British woman Dawn Sturgess later died after spraying her wrist with the contents of a perfume bottle containing Novichok, believed to have been discarded by the poisoners.

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