The movements of the two Russian agents during their 56-hour trip through the whistlestop to the UK were meticulously detailed by Scotland Yard today.
Novichok suspects that Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov arrived in the United Kingdom on Friday afternoon, March 2 and, after spending two nights in a budget hotel in East London, flew back to Russia on Sunday night, March 4.
On Saturday, a day before the attack, they undertook a reconnaissance trip to Salisbury before returning to London.
On Sunday, they took another train to Salisbury and it is believed that they stained the Novichok at the door of Mr. Skripal.
That afternoon they returned to London and flew from Heathrow hours after the Skripals were collapsed in a park.
Here MailOnline establishes its movements during its three days in the south of England …
The suspects flew from Moscow two days before the attack and flew again on the night that Novichok was planted.
On Sunday, they took another train to Salisbury and it is believed that they stained the Novichok at the front door of Mr. Skripal.
Friday, March 2: 15:00: The suspects arrive at Gatwick airport, flying from Moscow on the SU2588 flight from Aeroflot. The first CCTV image shows the man we know as & # 39; Petrov & # 39; and & # 39; Boshirov & # 39; that come through security.
The first CCTV image shows the man we know as & # 39; Petrov & # 39; (left) and & # 39; Boshirov & # 39; (right) arriving at London Gatwick Airport at 4.22 p.m. on March 2
Friday, March 2 at 5.40 p.m.: After traveling to London by train, the pair arrives at Victoria station.
18:00: They traveled to Waterloo station, where they were seen between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
7pm: The pair then traveled to the City Stay Hotel in Bow Road, East London, where they stayed the night of Friday, March 2.
The two Russian suspects spent the night at the City Stay Hotel in Bow, east of London. Police officers stand guard outside the two-star hotel £ 48 today
Saturday, March 3: 11:00 am. They left the hotel and took the subway to Waterloo station, arriving at approximately 11.45 a. M.
2.25 p.m. After taking a train to Salisbury from Waterloo, they arrive at the city of the cathedral, the day before the attack.
4.11 p.m.: After carrying out what the police believe was an acknowledgment of the Salisbury area, they were located at the Salisbury train station waiting to return to London.
Both suspects are seen at the Salsibury train station on Saturday, where authorities believe they are conducting a reconnaissance mission.
8.05 p.m.: They return to their hotel in Bow and stay there at night.
Sunday, March 4: 8am: They made the same trip from the hotel, once again using the subway from Bow station to Waterloo before continuing their train journey to Salisbury.
11.48 a.m. The CCTV images of the suspects show that the pair arrived at the Salisbury train station.
The pair is depicted at the Salisbury train station at 11.48 a.m., the day the Skripals were poisoned
In the photo: Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov walking down Wilton Road, Salisbury, on March 4 at 11:58 a.m. M., Moments before the attack, say the authorities
1.05 p.m. About an hour after being seen on Wilton Road, they were seen walking along Fisherton Road, Salisbury.
1.08pm: Three minutes later, they were caught on CCTV walking again on the Fisherton road.
About an hour after being seen on Wilton Road, they were seen walking along Fisherton Road, Salisbury
The two suspects were again detected on the Fisherton Highway at 1.08 pm on Sunday, March 4
1.50 p.m .: Both suspects were seen at the Salisbury train station.
Suspects treated at the Salisbury train station at 1.50 pm on the day of the poisoning, ready to return to London
4.45 p.m .: They arrived at Waterloo station after taking a train from Salisbury.
6.30 p.m. They boarded the London Underground to London Heathrow Airport.
7.28pm: The suspects saw passport control at Heathrow airport with their luggage.
The two men were seen passing through security at Heathrow on their way back to Russia at 7:30 p.m., only a few hours after the Skripals were found collapsed in the park at Salisbury. & # 39; Petrov & # 39; is in the front and & # 39; Boshirov & # 39; at the rear.