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Ex-MI5 chief: Salisbury is only the tip of the iceberg

Russia is running an interference operation against the west

A police officer stands in front of screens erected in Rollestone Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Photo: PA

The Russian “special services” probably believe that the re-emergence of the Novichok affair in July is an attempt by the British to undermine the good publicity their country has received as a result of hosting the World Cup. The Russians are not unique in their ability to commit truly awful deeds and then feel unfairly victimised when they are found out.

The death of Dawn Sturgess adds a -further element of human tragedy…

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