Head of Russian spy agency accused of British poison attack dies

Published on 22 Nov 2018 10:06:15 PM

The head of Russia's military intelligence agency that the West has blamed for a string of brazen attacks died on Wednesday after "a serious and long illness", the Russian defence ministry said on Thursday, hailing him as a "true son of Russia."
The Ministry of Defence heaped praise on Colonel-General Igor Korobov, 62, who had run the spy agency, best known as the GRU, since 2016, saying he had been made a Hero of Russia for his service in the post, the highest state award.

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