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416 days have passed since the Salisbury incident - no credible information or response from the British authorities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     408 days have passed since the death of Nikolay Glushkov on British soil - no credible information or response from the British authorities

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Ambassador Yakovenko meets Charlie Rowley

On 6 April 2019 Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met at his Residence with the victim of the Amesbury poisoning Charles Rowley and his brother Matthew upon their request. The focus of the discussion was on incidents in Salisbury in March 2018 and Amesbury in June 2018.

Firstly, the Ambassador has offered his condolences on the tragic death of Dawn Sturgess. His Excellency noted that the Russian side, as well as the parents of Ms Sturgess, remains keenly interested in a transparent and unbiased investigation of the incidents and in its official results. So far neither the Embassy, nor the relatives and friends of the victims have seen any.

Dr Yakovenko outlined in detail the Russian view on what had happened in Salisbury and Amesbury. He stressed the fact that the numerous requests from the Russian side to the British authorities mostly remain unanswered. Official London still does its utmost to hide the details of the events, and we understand the just indignation of the relatives and friends of Dawn Sturgess. Charlie Rowley was also given a copy of the Embassy’s report “Salisbury: unanswered questions”.

Mr Rowley was very surprised by such reluctance of the UK authorities to present any response. He has expressed gratitude for the chance to get an alternative point of view and find out the Russian position on the events. He also noted that the UK authorities do not even provide the proper medical support to him, despite the deteriorating condition of his health.

7 April 2019, 11:40





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