Amesbury poisoning a provocation arranged by the enemies of Russia

Summary

Amesbury poisoning could have been carried out by foreign special services as they are aware that the British will immediately blame it on the Russians

Disproof

Many competing and contradictory stories promulgated by Russian state-controlled media, the only connecting thread being to confuse their audience and exclude any possibility of Russian involvement. https://euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=sergei+skripal&disinfo_issue=&date=

On 4 July paramedics were called twice to a flat in Amesbury not far from Salisbury. Scientists at the UK's military research lab, Porton Down, found the couple had been exposed to the same nerve agent as the Skripals, Novichok. One of the victims passed away on 9 July.

The toxin was identified as a nerve agent at Porton Down, which is Britain's military research base. They have not done tests with nerve agents since 1989, but are still able to identify these toxins, in order to protect British civilians and troops from attacks http://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-43335148/porton-down-britain-s-secret-research-facility

The nerve agent has been identified as Novichok (which means newcomer in Russian). It is known to be more powerful than VX and was developed in Russia in the 1970s and 1980s https://www.voanews.com/a/british-prime-minister-russia-poisoning-spy/4294683.html. It's so unusual, that very few scientists outside of Russia have any real experience in dealing with it and no country outside of Russia is known to have developed the substance https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/13/europe/what-is-novichok-nerve-agent-intl/index.html, https://theconversation.com/what-we-know-about-novichok-the-newby-nerve-agents-linked-to-russia-93264

In its statement, the European Union expressed shock at the offensive use of any military-grade nerve agent, of a type developed by Russia, for the first time on European soil in over 70 years. http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2018/03/19/statement-by-the-foreign-affairs-council-on-the-salisbury-attack/

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 115
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 05/07/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: UK, Russia
  • Keywords: Amesbury poisoning, Sergei Skripal, Chemical weapons/attack, Provocation, Secret services
  • Outlet: 60 Minut @Rossiya 1, 11:58
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Disproof

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On 22 June 1941 the whole Europe attacked the Soviet Union

A crusade against Stalin. On 22 June 1941 the whole Europe attacked the Soviet Union. Not only German officers were among those who were captures by the Soviet army but also Frenchmen, Spaniards, Italians, Finns, Poles, Austrians, Dutch, and even Norwegians. Based on this Stalin concluded that not only German Wehrmacht, but the whole Europe attacked the Soviet Union. 

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In the World War II,the belligerents were the Axis powers—Germany, Italy, and Japan—and the Allies—France, Great Britain, the United States, the Soviet Union, and, to a lesser extent, China. On June 22 in 1941, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, regardless of the nationality of the soldiers.

Logical fallacies and historical revisionism are repeatedly used in pro-Kremlin disinformation. https://medium.com/dfrlab/logical-fallacies-fuel-kremlin-disinfo-e4185bb455e6 euvsdisinfo.eu/self-help-via-pro-kremlin-disinformation/, euvsdisinfo.eu/russia-as-a-victim-of-western-aggression/,