Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov told Russian state-funded news channel RT they travelled twice to the "wonderful" city in Wiltshire to see "Salisbury cathedral, famous for its 123-metre spire", Stonehenge and Old Sarum after recommendations from friends.
"We're afraid of going out, we fear for ourselves, our lives and lives of our loved ones", Boshirov told RT.
After the Skripals were poisoned, Britain and more than two dozen other countries expelled a total of 150 Russians who were allegedly spies working under diplomatic cover.
The U.S., France, Canada and Germany said they had "full confidence" in the U.K.'s assessment that the two suspects were Russian agents and that the operation "was with the greatest probability approved at high levels of the government".
They said they wanted to go to Stonehenge but were prevented from doing so because there was "muddy slush everywhere" so they got wet and went back to London an hour after arriving, as there was an intermittent weekend train service.
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They said they may have approached Skripal's house by chance but did not know where it was located.
A government spokesman said: 'The government is clear these men are officers of the Russian military intelligence service - the GRU - who used a devastatingly toxic, illegal chemical weapon on the streets of our country. They had stayed less than hour in Salisbury, they said, because of bad weather.
Russian Federation has repeatedly denied any involvement in the incidents. "Let them come out somewhere, to you in the media", he said, describing the men as "civilians". "We'll see in the near future".
"We came there on March 2, then went to a railway station to see the timetable", Petrov said, according to RT's translation of the interview. "There is nothing unusual or criminal there, I assure you".
He expressed hope they would come forward and speak publicly.
A European arrest warrant has been issued for the two suspects, but British prosecutors say they will not ask Moscow to extradite Russian citizens because Russia's constitution forbids it.
He tweeted that he was "delighted" the men were able to visit Salisbury's "world-class attractions", but said it was "very unusual to come all this way for just two days while carrying Novichok in their luggage". Margarita Simonyan, RT's editor-in-chief, who conducted the interview, said on Twitter that "their answers are their responsibility" and it's up to viewers to decide whether to believe the men, who were "extremely nervous and sweating". Boshirov said. He went on to claim that if they had such an item in their luggage, it would have been hard to get past airport customs agents without arousing suspicion. A Russian firm selling airline tickets is now advertising trips to Salisbury, saying the town's cathedral is a sight worth traveling all the way from Moscow to see.
Earlier Tuesday, President Donald Trump had reiterated his praise for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's response. That assessment brought sharp rebukes from officials in Puerto Rico and congressional Democrats .
House Republican leaders have unveiled their proposal to expand the massive tax law they hustled through Congress past year . Trump often cites the tax cuts enacted by Republicans as one of the driving forces behind the economy's aggressive growth.
But the gunman eventually tracked him down and killed him near Bear Mountain Sports , which is close to the trucking business. The husband then went to another location on Breckenridge Road where he confronted two males at a residence and shot them.
In Japanese markets, the 2019 Lexus ES will replace the traditional side mirrors with a new digital camera system. The views on the five-inch monitors located at the base of the A pillars can be manually enhanced by the driver.
It is worth noting that Apple has reportedly discontinued select handsets including iPhone X , iPhone 6S and iPhone SE in the US. Arguably the most notable new product: the iPhone Xr delivers iPhone X style with a price cut and some caveats.
Overall, compared with Harvey and Irma, Maria saw more funds loaned to homeowners rather than business owners. They said about 4,600 people died in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the hurricane from delayed medical care.
The driver of a auto that ploughed into a crowd in China, killing 11 people and injuring dozens more, has been arrested. A local government statement described the event as a "deliberate, malicious case of driving with intent to injure".
At one point the woman, wearing a traditional black robe covering all but her hands and eyes, feeds the man a piece of food. Recently, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was hailed for trying to bring in reform movement in the country.
His replacement Joshua Garnett was hurt in the third quarter, both with left foot injuries. They haven't lost to the Lions at home since 1975, a streak of 12 straight wins.
Coutinho aware Barcelona pushing to wrap up De Jong move
Overmars, the former Arsenal forward, also claimed that Barca's offers were "unfortunate" and that they did not "value De Jong". The midfielder has put up a great performance to help Ajax to qualify for the Champions League this season.
FDA may ban flavored e-cigarettes, cites teen use 'epidemic'
E-cigs deliver lower toxin levels than regular cigarettes, but users can inhale more of the addictive stimulant nicotine . Manufacturers offer and market e-cigarette flavors that clearly appeal to minors, including candy and bubble gum flavors.
Ericsson Signs $3.5 Billion 5G Agreement With T
On Tuesday, the nation's third largest wireless provider matched that investment through a similar agreement with Ericsson . Add it up and T-Cell is investing $7 billion in 5G between the two companies.
Verizon 5G home Internet
Verizon says its technicians will install the necessary equipment and configure the Verizon router free of charge. Verizon says it will expand 5G broadband internet to additional cities, but didn't provide a time frame.
More Mac Apps Caught Stealing Your Browser History
Notwithstanding the spyware nature of Adware Doctor, Wardle admitted that it actually removes adware from users' browsers. Since the apps are no longer in the Mac App Store, SiliconANGLE can't confirm that they're from Trend Micro.
Congress slams Jaitley after Mallya says he met him
Further alleging "collusion" between Jaitley and Mallya, the Congress president demanded resignation of the Finance Minister. In a statement issued on Facebook, the Finance Minister said that Mallya's statement is "factually false".