Niece Skripal put forward a candidate in deputies of the Yaroslavl regional Duma

YAROSLAVL, July 3. /TASS/. Living in Yaroslavl niece of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal Victoria Skripal as a candidate in deputies of the Yaroslavl regional Duma from party “Fair Russia”. About this TASS said the Secretary of Bureau of Council of regional branch of the party Anatoly Kashirin.

“At the party conference was extended to all candidates in the deputies of the regional Duma. Victoria Skripal us tops the list in tenth the affinity group. She is in the party, but ready to join, we will deal with it,” said Kashirin.

Skripal has confirmed to TASS that led the territorial group in the electoral district No. 10. She noted that sympathetic of party “Fair Russia”. “I really like how they work in Yaroslavl,” she added.

According to Kashyryn, the party will submit the lists to the regional election Commission this week. Elections of deputies of the Yaroslavl regional Duma will be held in a single voting day on 9 September.

The name Victoria Skrabal became known in connection with what British authorities in the spring of 2018 repeatedly her entry visa, which was necessary to visit the victim in English of Salisbury, cousin, citizen of Russia Yulia Skripal.

4 Mar 66-year-old ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, sentenced in Russia for espionage in favour of great Britain, and his 33-year-old daughter Julia has been in Salisbury, according to the British side, effects of nerve agents. Later London made a statement that this substance was supposedly developed in Russia, and on this basis accused Moscow of involvement in the incident. The Russian side has categorically denied all the speculation, arguing that programmes such substances neither in the USSR nor in Russia did not exist.