Kremlin promised to check the foreign journalists’ investigation results in regards to the Ruslan Boshirov identity, who is suspected of poisoning Skripals in the British Salisbury,said the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov, reports Interfax.
"We will certainly verify information about this soldier, we will check the lists of officers," Peskov told journalists. At the same time, Peskov continues to insist that Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov are civilians.
"For the time being, we proceed with the information voiced by these citizens [Petrov and Boshirov] themselves."
He did not comment on the investigation authors’ statement that Boshirov and Chepiga is the same person. "I do not have this kind of information, so I cannot say anything to you - neither confirm nor deny," said the presidential press secretary.
“We, like you, got acquainted with this investigation, which was available in the media and which states that some people look similar to each other. We do not have information about who is the second citizen. We proceed from the voiced information (by the president). How else do you want me to help you? "- said Peskov to media representatives.
Earlier, the publication the Insider and the investigative group Bellingcat found out Ruslan Boshirov’s real name. During the journalistic investigation, they discovered that Ruslan Boshirov is, in fact, the colonel of Russia's Intelligence Directorate, Anatoliy Chepiga.