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Whenthe UK authorities introduced on Wednesday that they believed 2 affirmed Russian representatives in the poisoning of previous Russian spy Sergei Skripal and also his “girls ” in Salisbury, they launched CCTV pictures of the suspects coming to Gatwick airport terminal.

Twoof the pictures, mounted alongside, started to spread out on social networks, driven by pro-Russiaconspiracy hypothesi philosophers and also believed giant accounts. They uncovered the supposed representatives – Alexander Petrov and also Ruslan Boshirov – going through a non-return gateway at the airport terminal.

Thepictures had the same timestamps. How can 2 guys remain in specifically the exact same area at the exact same time, a flooding of tweets asked.

Speakingon state TELEVISION, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova declared that either “the day and also the local hour were laid over on the photo” or that Russian knowledge police officers had actually “grasped the ability of strolling at the same time”.

Hercomments were resembled by pro-Kremlinaccounts on Twitter and also on the messaging application Telegram, which is prominent inRussia Users recommended the CCTV pictures had actually been adjusted. They buffooned the British authorities and also affirmed it was an MI6 procedure.