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Need To Know - Sergei Skripal And The Salisbury Poisoning With Edward Lucas

March 24, 2018

On Sunday 4th March, 2018, a former Russian Intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found on a bench in a catatonic state in the town of Salisbury. It has subsequently been found that the pair were poisoned. On this episode of "Need to Know" we are joined by Author and Journalist Edward Lucas. We discuss the poisoning, its context and why Russia is the main suspect in this assassination attempt that happened in broad daylight on the streets of Great Britain. You can find out more about Edward Lucas and connect with him via his website: Twitter: If you like the work we are doing on the podcast, please become a Patreon subscriber by going to: You can connect with us on Twitter: Facebook: neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.