Salisbury, scratchcards and sausage: the quiet life of Sergei Skripal

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Russian spy who’s critically ill in hospital, seemed to be well-liked by locals in Wiltshire town

Sergei Skripal has lived a quiet and modest, but not completely hidden life, in the cathedral city of Salisbury.

Home was a modern red-brick house that he bought under his real name without a mortgage for £260,000 in 2011, a year after the spy swap. He lived there with his wife Liudmila until her death from cancer five years ago.

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