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Russia: 'Figure it out first then we'll discuss it' - Putin on Skripal to BBC00:15

Russia: 'Figure it out first then we'll discuss it' - Putin on Skripal to BBC

Russian Federation, Krasnodar
March 12, 2018 at 16:42 GMT -00:00 · Published

“Figure it out first, then we’ll discuss it with you,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said in response to a BBC journalist's question about alleged Russian involvement in the poisoning of former intelligence officer Sergei Skripal in Britain, during his visit to a grain centre in Krasnodar on Monday."We are working with agriculture here in order to create conditions for people’s lives. And you are asking about some kind of tragedies," Putin said.Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious after a nerve agent attack a week ago, according to the Metropolitan Police. They remain in a critical but stable condition in Salisbury district hospital.The 66-year-old former Russian military intelligence officer was convicted in Russia of supplying MI6 with Russian state secrets. Part way through his jail term, in 2010, he was involved in a spy swap and given refuge in the UK.

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“Figure it out first, then we’ll discuss it with you,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said in response to a BBC journalist's question about alleged Russian involvement in the poisoning of former intelligence officer Sergei Skripal in Britain, during his visit to a grain centre in Krasnodar on Monday."We are working with agriculture here in order to create conditions for people’s lives. And you are asking about some kind of tragedies," Putin said.Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious after a nerve agent attack a week ago, according to the Metropolitan Police. They remain in a critical but stable condition in Salisbury district hospital.The 66-year-old former Russian military intelligence officer was convicted in Russia of supplying MI6 with Russian state secrets. Part way through his jail term, in 2010, he was involved in a spy swap and given refuge in the UK.

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