Finns found a Ukrainian trace in the case of Skripal

Summary

Ukrainian trace is the most probable in the Skripal case, Finnish politicians concluded. Ukraine has an obvious motive, not Russia. UK russophobes have been coming down on Russia already for a month.

 

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=

One Finnish MP, Tom Packalen, has claimed Ukraine "gains from the situation".

In its statement, the European Union - and Finland as its member state - 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/

For official Finnish position, see also: www.presidentti.fi/public/default.aspx?contentid=373052&nodeid=44809&contentlan=2&culture=en-US, , formin.finland.fi/public/default.aspx?contentid=373443&nodeid=15145&contentlan=2&culture=en-US,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 103
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 31/03/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: UK, Russia, Ukraine, Finland
  • Keywords: Sergei Skripal, Russophobia
  • Outlet: News Front, Utro.ru, Svobodnaya Pressa
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Finns found a Ukrainian trace in the case of Skripal

Finns found the Ukrainian trace in the case of Skripal.  After analysing the available information, a number of Finnish politicians came to the conclusion that with a high degree of probability, the special services of Ukraine may be involved in the case of Skripal.

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=.

One Finnish MP, Tom Packalen, has claimed Ukraine "gains from the situation".

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Disproof

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Disproof

No evidence given. Repeating recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about chemical weapons use in Syria.  euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=syria+chemical+weapons&disinfo_issue=&date=,

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