Salisbury novichok attack: GRU chief in ‘ill health’ after Putin confrontation | Daily Mail Online

Russian documents including and facial recognition experts have been used to confirm that Alexander Petrov is actually Dr Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin, a trained military doctor in the GRU intelligence services.

Bungling Dr Mishkin even used his own birth date and first names of his parents as part of his undercover identity as Alexander Petrov, and┬áregistered his home address as Khoroshevskoe Shosse 76B in Moscow – the headquarters of Putin’s elite military intelligence services.

Dr Mishkin was born in northern European Russia and graduated from the elite Military Medical Academies.

Source: Salisbury novichok attack: GRU chief in ‘ill health’ after Putin confrontation | Daily Mail Online