Alexander Petrov

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Person.png Alexander PetrovRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Borishov.jpg
Suspects caught on CCTV in March 2018
Member ofCouncil on Foreign Relations/Members 2
Russian spook who allegedly smuggled super-deadly nerve gas through British customs in a perfume bottle
Full article: Skripal Affair/Boshirov and Petrov in the UK

Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov were identified by the British government as being responsible for the March attack on Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, who were allegedly poisoned by the Novichok nerve agent.[1]

Official narrative

On 8 October 2018, Bellingcat tweeted:

"Together with Russia's The Insider, we have identified the second Skripals poisoning suspect as Alexander Mishkin, trained medical doctor in the employ of the GRU."[2]


Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Metropolitan Police on 'Chepiga' and 'Mishkin'blog post12 October 2018Craig MurrayI remain of the view that the best way forward would be for Putin to negotiate conditions under which Boshirov and Petrov might voluntarily come to the UK for trial
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