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“One thing that makes me cautious [about apportioning blame to the Kremlin] is that it’s just an incredibly dumb thing to do right now,” says one British member of Parliament who has sat on the House of Commons’s Defence Committee (he did not wish to be quoted on the record before all the facts of the Skripal case have been uncovered). K.-Russian relations and was the precursor to several waves of sanctions by the British government against top Russian officials—first in connection with the murder of anti-corruption lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in 2007 and later related to Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014.

Emergency service workers in green biohazard suits affix a tent over the bench where Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter, Yulia, were found four days earlier in critical condition in Salisbury, England, after the tent became detached, on March 8. But Lyubimov is right about one thing: Unlike the murder of Litvinenko, the Skripal attack was very public and very traceable.

“Russia cannot have any connection to this, by definition.” Or, according to a former KGB major general who worked for Soviet intelligence in London and requested anonymity because he now works in the private sector in Moscow, “it’s absurd to think our guys would be so clumsy….

This is a crude provocation, dressed up to look like it was us.”On the other hand, Skripal undoubtedly falls under Putin’s definition of “traitors.” A colonel in the GRU, Russia’s military intelligence service, he reportedly worked for the British Secret Intelligence Service from 1995 until his retirement in 1999—and received some £100,000 (9,000) in exchange for betraying GRU agents in Europe, according to Russian court documents.

Their service is powerful enough not to care if its adventures cause problems for the Foreign Ministry….

They are often amateurish, but aggressive.”In the “carnivorously competitive world of Russian security politics,” the pressure is on to adopt a “wartime culture, in which it is better to take a chance than miss one, and in which risks are there to be taken,” Galeotti adds. The principle allowing the FSB to execute Russia’s enemies overseas was enshrined in law in March 2006, when the Duma passed legislation on "counteracting terrorism," allowing state agencies the power to kill "terrorists" abroad.

Emergency service workers in green biohazard suits affix a tent over the bench where Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter, Yulia, were found four days earlier in critical condition in Salisbury, England, after the tent became detached, on March 8. But Lyubimov is right about one thing: Unlike the murder of Litvinenko, the Skripal attack was very public and very traceable.

“Russia cannot have any connection to this, by definition.” Or, according to a former KGB major general who worked for Soviet intelligence in London and requested anonymity because he now works in the private sector in Moscow, “it’s absurd to think our guys would be so clumsy….

This is a crude provocation, dressed up to look like it was us.”On the other hand, Skripal undoubtedly falls under Putin’s definition of “traitors.” A colonel in the GRU, Russia’s military intelligence service, he reportedly worked for the British Secret Intelligence Service from 1995 until his retirement in 1999—and received some £100,000 (9,000) in exchange for betraying GRU agents in Europe, according to Russian court documents.

Their service is powerful enough not to care if its adventures cause problems for the Foreign Ministry….

They are often amateurish, but aggressive.”In the “carnivorously competitive world of Russian security politics,” the pressure is on to adopt a “wartime culture, in which it is better to take a chance than miss one, and in which risks are there to be taken,” Galeotti adds. The principle allowing the FSB to execute Russia’s enemies overseas was enshrined in law in March 2006, when the Duma passed legislation on "counteracting terrorism," allowing state agencies the power to kill "terrorists" abroad.

British politicians have so far been cautious about assigning blame.