In the state Duma told why the media «raised» Poteeva

CC BY-SA 2.0 / Alex Saveliev / Some buildingsШтаб Moscow apartment of Russian foreign intelligence service. Archival photoIn the state Duma told why the media «raised» PoteevaCC BY-SA 2.0 / Alex Saveliev / Some Moscow buildings

News about the «resurrection» of previously declared dead defector, an American spy Alexander Poteyev appear in the media to support the «skipalsky» the intensity at the corresponding level, said state Duma Deputy Andrei Lugovoi (LDPR).

Earlier American edition BuzzFeed wrote that declared dead Pot alive. In the foreign intelligence Service of the Russian Federation does not comment on reports in the Western media.

«These are the names there occasionally pop up in the media, because everyone wants this «skipalsky» the intensity of support at the appropriate level in order to once again to talk about it. There are statutory rules… I think Russia is acting in this way. And all the rest is innuendo of secret services of Britain and the USA», — said Lugovoi RIA Novosti.

Reports of the death of Poteeva has appeared in the media in July 2016. According to BuzzFeed, a few months after the «death» of Pot has acquired a license for recreational fishing in the U.S. state of Florida, for which he had to reveal his real name and date of birth, phone number, email and postal address. According to the publication, in 2016, Pot has also registered to vote in the elections, again revealing their personal data.

After the publication wrote that Pot is actually alive, reporters contacted the CIA to obtain comments. In response, the Department has required that information has not been published, stating the fact that the disclosure of personal data ex-Colonel could put him in danger. Earlier, American media reported that US intelligence is concerned about the threats that may face the alleged defectors from Russia, now living in the United States. The CIA now responsible for protecting more than 100 agents. According to experts, between intelligence agencies probably have a tacit agreement not to pursue their former employees that have fallen on the wrong side.

Fourth of March in Salisbury was poisoned, former GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia, which triggered a major international scandal. In London said that the incident involved Russia, Moscow categorically denies it.

Russia has repeatedly offered to conduct a joint investigation of the incident, but London ignored the initiative and denied access Scriply. Also the foreign Ministry has accused the British Prime Minister Theresa may in a lie. So, she claimed that the poison was manufactured in Russia. However, in the laboratory Porton Down is denied.

Later London showed photos of two «suspects in the poisoning Skrypalia», claiming that two officers of the GRU – Alexander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirov. In Moscow said that the names of Russia «nothing to say» and once again called on Britain to move on from accusations and manipulation to cooperation.

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