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Britain / Ex-Spy Poison Plot #1121795

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Frer Pleitgen) The poison plot in Britain against former Russian spy Sergei Skripal & his daughter, Yulia, using a toxic agent reviewed; family photos & surveillance video shown; details given about his arrest in 2004 for selling state secrets as a double agent & his release in a spy swap in 2010. [British foreign secretary Boris JOHNSON†- says this will not go unsanctioned.] The 2006 murder of spy Alexander Litvinenko in London via polonium & the Cold War murder of Giorgi Markov†† using a ricin-tipped umbrella recalled. The Russian denials discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Pleitgen, Frer

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