The men, who bore a strong resemblance to the pictures of the suspects released by Britain, made the claim in an interview with the head of the Kremlin-backed RT news network. They then chose to return the next day.
Statements by the two Russians "are not credible", the British lawmaker who represents the city in parliament said on Thursday.
When asked by RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan whether they also had a counterfeit bottle of designer perfume United Kingdom police said contained the nerve agent, Borishov said: "Isn't it silly for decent lads to have women's perfume? We got wet, took the nearest train and came back" to London, they told RT, Russia's state-run worldwide broadcaster.
"Our friends had been suggesting for a long time that we visit this wonderful town", one of the men said of the Salisbury in a short clip of the interview played by RT.
"Well, we came there [to the UK] on 2 March, then went to a railway station to see the timetable". Russian Federation has denied any involvement.
British intelligence found the novichok was stored in a fake Nina Ricci perfume bottle, but the two suspects said that would be a ridiculous way for them to transport poison, which they denied having, as it would be "silly for decent lads" to have women's perfume. He said that they "maybe approached Skripal's house" while in Salisbury, but only unintentionally, as they "didn't know where it was located".
Questioned on whether the pair were civilians, Mr Putin replied: 'Of course they are civilians'.
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Duke Energy Corp expected between 25 percent and 75 percent of its 4 million customers would lose power in the Carolinas. Henry McMaster said predations were made to accommodate 1 million people leaving the coast, a report by The State said .
The UK has described them as agents of Russia's military intelligence service, the GRU.
The City Stay Hotel, where Russian suspects Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov stayed, is pictured in Bow, east London, on September 5, 2018.
Skripal - a former Russian military intelligence colonel who betrayed dozens of agents to Britain's MI6 foreign intelligence service - and his daughter were found slumped unconscious on a bench in the English city of Salisbury in March.
RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan said the pair had called her mobile because they wanted to tell their story.
Mr Skripal is a former GRU agent who secretly spied for Britain before being pardoned by the Kremlin and exchanged with among others - glamour agent Anna Chapman.
When asked to reveal personal details about themselves or explain why they were sharing a hotel room or taking trips together, Boshirov said: "Let's not pry into our private lives".
Asked by Simonyan whether they had the perfume bottle that had been shown as evidence by United Kingdom authorities, Boshirov said: "Is it silly for decent lads to have women's perfume?"
After the one-week trial, Nintendo Switch Online will cost players either $3.99/£3.49 monthly or $19.99/£17.99 annually . Obviously, you'll need to update in order to the Nintendo Switch eShop as well as Nintendo Switch Online .
Apple will start taking preorders for Xs and Xs Max Friday, and they will begin shipping a week later on September 21. If you're interested in getting one of the accessories, be sure to head over to this link to get a more clear look.
Open, and The Open Championship this year, giving him more overall points. "Thanks for all the support - go US ". All the emotions that come with accomplishing something like that... man, it's a dream come true for me.
East coast, preventing Florence from doing the normal turn, said University of Miami hurricane expert Brian McNoldy. Another commenter said: 'That hurricane better be taking me to dinner first'. "Also, a little creepy".
The Apple Watch Series 4 will be available directly from Apple, either at brick-and-mortar Apple Store locations or online. Previously, the Apple Watch Series 3 was listed at RM 1461 for the 38mm model while the bigger 42mm was priced at RM 1602.
Open, that's it", Del Potro said before the match. "I had to kind of disconnect a little bit", said Djokovic. I don't see it's necessary really to debate that. "I'm glad I managed to do that", Djokovic added.
The attorney general and Department of Homeland Security then have another 45 days to assess whether sanctions should be imposed. Bolton says the executive order will work to stem disinformation campaigns or any attempt to manipulate the outcome of ballots.
Williams later smashed her racquet, resulting in a code violation and a point deduction, which she argued over with Ramos. There is a lot of unhappiness in the umpiring community because no one is standing up for officials.
Since then Moscow has increased the number of its large-scale military exercises in the Caucasus, the Baltic and the Arctic. Tanks roll during the military exercises in Chita, Eastern Siberia, during the Vostok 2018 exercises, September 11, 2018.
He's just coming off an electric performance in the summertime smash hit, Mission: Impossible - Fallout. It's fitting, then, that Cavill's exit also seems to tie into a creative shift for the overall series.
Achieving the goals, he had said, would involve "consultation with experts, laity and clergy, as well as the Vatican". German media reported Wednesday that a church-commissioned study detailed 3,677 abuse cases between 1946 and 2014.
It's the end of the road for Inbox by Gmail
Back in 2014, the folks at Google responsible for Gmail did something unexpected: They introduced a new email app. The app presented features not found in the Gmail experience and earned itself some faithful users as a result.
Prince Harry and Meghan are 'eager to start a family'
Kensington Palace shared that the Royals were invited to come and tour New Zealand and Australia by their respective governments. The Duke and Duchess will also attend the Invictus Games Sydney during their tour, which takes place between 20 and 27 October.