Posted on July 5, 2018
The government alleged, in a letter to Nato, that the Russian authorities had hacked into Yulia’s email account in 2013. With the police investigation not saying whether it has identified any suspects, four months after the Salisbury incident, the UK government’s case against Russia is still based largely on secret intelligence. Both former spy Sergei, and his daughter, had been monitored for some time before March this year – something found out after the poisoning. Yulia’s mobile phone has since been closely studied for signs of malware that could have allowed it to be used to track her whereabouts.