Niece Skripal did not believe in his move to New Zealand
Niece of ex-GRU officer Sergei Skripal Victoria Skripal told RIA Novosti that he knew nothing about the move of his uncle in New Zealand, which is written by the media, and doesn't believe in it.
The British newspaper the Sunday Times, citing sources in the British government previously announced that Sergei Skripal with his daughter Yulia moved to New Zealand after more than a year lived in a safe house secret service MI6. One of the sources of the edition reported that the former officer GRU and his daughter "got new names and support to start a new life."
"I know nothing about it. But don't believe it. Their participation in the witness protection program and moving said a long time ago. Then called New Zealand, USA and Australia. But I believe that they are still in Porton Down (military Technopark in the UK near Salisbury, ed.). The British government so keep them cheaper than in New Zealand, and they don't have enough money to support yourself there alone," said Victoria Skripal.
In addition, in her opinion, for Kripalani requires medical supervision, they can only provide in Porton Down.
Fourth of March in Salisbury was poisoned, former GRU officer Sergey Skripal, who was convicted in Russia for treason, and his daughter Julia, which triggered a major international scandal: London immediately blamed it on Moscow.
Russia proposed to conduct a joint investigation, but Britain ignored this initiative. In addition, the foreign Ministry has accused the former Prime Minister Theresa may in a lie: she claimed that the poison was manufactured in Russia, but in the lab that conducted the investigation, denied it.
Later London showed photos of two "suspects" in the poisoning, claiming that they are officers of the GRU — Alexander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirov. However, the men themselves told in interview to the editor of Sputnik and RT Margarita Simonyan, visited Britain as tourists and not connected with special services.
Niece Sergei Skripal Victoria claims that on June 26 last year, her uncle was no longer associated with the family. Living in Yaroslavl 92-year-old mother Elena Yakovlevna still waiting for a call from the son, although other family in General, I understand that this is unlikely to happen.