Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova stated that UK lied saying that names of Skripal case suspects were fictional, speaking from Moscow on Thursday.
The spokesperson mentioned that she had contacted RT Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan who interviewed Ruslan Boshirov and Alexander Petrov, saying the two were «in a very depressed psychological state.»
Talking about the Maria... Еще Butina case, the spokesperson said Russia is «outraged» by the attempts of the US Department of Justice to interpret consular visits to Maria Butina, as «evidence of some special circumstances» linking her with the Russian government.
Touching the issue of Syrian conflict, Zakharova said that Washington prepares «public opinion for a new aggression against Syria.»
«Behind these preparations, one can easily see the main, real goal which is to change the vector of events in this country, which has turned towards settlement and stabilization over the past year and a half,» the spokesperson concluded.