Skripal poisoning: UK team looks into possible Bulgarian case link Read moreNow, nearly four years after the Bulgarian arms dealer was on the verge of death after a suspected poisoning, British investigators are in Sofia to determine whether the incident could be linked to the 2018 poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with novichok in Salisbury. Travel records show the man Bellingcat identified as Sergeev visited Bulgaria in April 2015 and was present in the country during the time Gebrev went into a coma. Gebrev, a 65-year-old Bulgarian arms dealer, told the story of his 2015 poisoning during a series of meetings with the Guardian in Sofia. If some GRU agent was here or not, I don’t know. He still wanted to make a business dinner that evening, however, with some different Polish contacts as well as two Russians.
Source: The Guardian February 18, 2019 13:47 UTC