NOVICHOK poison victim Charlie Rowley has revealed he plans to sue Russia for £1m over his nightmare ordeal.
The 45-year-old - who lost his girlfriend Dawn Sturgess in the bizarre incident - has already hired a top lawyer to fight his case.
He told the Sunday Mirror: "This has affected my life in a huge way. I want justice."
His lawyer Patrick Maguire added: "Dawn and Charlie were both innocent victims caught in the crossfire of the Salisbury poisonings which rocked the whole community.
“Charlie continues to suffer serious side effects from the toxin he ingested, but says his greatest concern is uncovering the truth about what really happened."
Charlie was left in a coma for two weeks after being exposed to the Russian nerve agent in Salisbury in June 2018.
He had been exposed to a contaminated perfume bottle, which was dumped by Kremlin spies in a botched assassination attempt on ex-spook Sergei Skripal in Salisbury.
His girlfriend Dawn Sturgess, 44, sadly died after ingesting the deadly poison from a Nina Ricci perfume bottle Charlie gave her as a gift.
Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, 67, and his daughter Yulia, 34. survived the assassination attempt in March last year.
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The pair had picked up a perfume bottle containing the deadly substance discarded by the would-be assassins, since unmasked as Putin-backed GRU agents.
Det Sgt Nick Bailey was rushed to hospital after falling seriously ill investigating the poisoning but has now returned to duty.
Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, real names Colonel Anatoliy Chepiga and Dr Alexander Mishkin, were later unmasked as the would-be assassins.