“Was the Federal Migration Service [FMS] database hacked simply as we speak? London had made an announcement about Petrov and Boshirov way back … So, not a single database was hacked earlier than? No, it was not. Because one other concept was promoted: these individuals simply don’t exist [as the names were said to be fictitious]. This is what the UK police mentioned, posting their pictures. Now the individuals are discovered. But the principle query is completely different. Why Bellingcat finds it simpler to ‘hack the FMS database’ in a single day relatively than get any proof of the ‘involvement’ of Petrov and Boshirov in the poisoning?” Zakharova wrote on Facebook.
She burdened that the UK investigative blogger group had 5 months to current to the general public pictures, screenshots, movies, something that may at least increase suspicions towards Petrov and Boshirov however didn’t achieve this.
Earlier in the day, Bellingcat and The Insider reported that their joint investigation confirmed, via uncovered passport information, that the 2 Russian nationals had been linked to Russian safety providers. Such an assumption was defined by the truth that the boys’s inside passports beneath these names had been issued in 2009, whereas no information allegedly exist for these two people previous to this 12 months.
The report comes a day after the RT broadcaster launched the interview with Petrov and Boshirov, in which the boys refuted any involvement in the Skripal case, saying that that they had no relation to the Russian navy intelligence service (GRU) and visited the United Kingdom as vacationers. The UK Foreign Office known as the interview “obfuscation and lies.”