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Former Russian Spy And His Daughter Were Poisoned By Nerve Agent, UK Police Now Say

By Evan Brechtel

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his adult daughter, Yulia, are in critical condition in Salisbury, England, after being found unconscious, poisoned by a nerve agent. The father and daughter, as well as one of the first officers on the scene, remain in intensive care.

Skripal was found guilty by Russia in 2006 of spying for Britain. He was granted safety in the U.K. in 2010. Skripal's wife, son, and brother have all died within the last two years. 

Many people suspect that Putin has placed a target on Skripal's back: