( CNN) The British federal government has actually opened up an examination right into exactly how a well-known duo of Russian pranksters had the ability to include British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to their listing of punked political leader as well as stars.

Itincluded connections with Russia, the poisoning of previous Russian spy Sergei Skripal, the Syrian scenario, the United States taking out of the Iran nuclear deal as well as suggestions on exactly how to manage Russian President Vladimir Putin.

VladimirKrasnov as well as Aleksey Stolyarov– understood specifically as “Vovan” as well as “Lexus”– have actually pranked singer Sir Elton John as well as United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry, to name a few, by claiming to be political leaders.