Alexander Mishkin

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Alexander Mishkin
Birth nameAlexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin
Nickname(s)Alexander Petrov
Born (1979-07-13) 13 July 1979 (age 40)
Loyga, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Allegiance Soviet Union Russia
ServiceMain Intelligence Directorate
RankPolkovnik (equiv. Colonel)
Battles/warsRussian military intervention in Ukraine (2014–present)

Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Евге́ньевич Ми́шкин) is a doctor in the Russian General Staff′s Main Directorate (also known as GRU), the military intelligence service of the Russian Federation.[1]

On 8 October 2018, investigative website Bellingcat and its partner The Insider claimed that Mishkin was one of the suspects in the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal and the killing of Dawn Sturgess, having travelled to the United Kingdom under the alias Alexander Petrov.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Second Skripal Poisoning Suspect Identified as Dr. Alexander Mishkin". Bellingcat. 8 October 2018. Retrieved 10 October 2018.