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The Prospect podcast #54: Who was Sergei Skripal? With Mark Urban

How a top Soviet soldier became an MI6 mole—and why the Kremlin tried to kill him

By Jay Elwes  

The historian, author and BBC commentator Mark Urban discusses his new book on the former Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, who was poisoned in Salisbury, along with his daughter. Who was Skripal, who tried to kill him and why?

Plus, Alex Dean on politics and Sameer Rahim on culture. Presented by Prospect’s editor, Tom Clark and produced by Jay Elwes.

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