LONDON – Yulia Skripal survived an assassination attempt for which the British authorities, the Russians hold responsible. Nevertheless, says the daughter of one of the most famous Russian dubbelspionnen that they “eventually” want to go back to her homeland, despite the attempt of her to poison. “The fact that nerve gas is used, it is shocking. My life has been turned upside down.”
Sergei Skripal, and daughter, Yulia Skripal.
Skripal (33) talked Wednesday for the first time with a european press representative, after the beginning of march unconscious to be found on a bench in Salisbury in the company of her father. She was 20 days in a coma.
“I woke up with the news that we were both poisoned,” she said in an interview with Reuters. “We should be lucky that we are still living. Our recovery was slow and exceedingly painful.”