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Russian spy ill from 'unknown substance'

Former Russian double agent Sergei Skirpal, who spied for Britain, and a woman in her 30s were found unconscious on a bench at a shopping center in Salisbury, UK. Poilice say the two are in critical condition and being treated "for suspected exposure to an unknown substance." Skirpal was granted refuge in the UK following a "spy swap" between the US and Russia in 2010, according to a source familiar with the investigation. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.

Russian spy ill from 'unknown substance'

Former Russian double agent Sergei Skirpal, who spied for Britain, and a woman in her 30s were found unconscious on a bench at a shopping center in Salisbury, UK. Poilice say the two are in critical condition and being treated "for suspected exposure to an unknown substance." Skirpal was granted refuge in the UK following a "spy swap" between the US and Russia in 2010, according to a source familiar with the investigation. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.