A still image taken from video of two Russian men – Ruslan Boshirov (left) and Alexander Petrov – accused by Britain of poisoning former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury. Photo: Reuters

‘It’s famous for its 123-metre spire’: Russian poison suspects say they were in Salisbury to admire cathedral, not kill ex-spy

British authorities have decried a Russian TV interview with the two suspects, who said they were simply tourists, as ‘risible’

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A still image taken from video of two Russian men – Ruslan Boshirov (left) and Alexander Petrov – accused by Britain of poisoning former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury. Photo: Reuters
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