If, as Britain claims, chemical weapons were used against these people, they would have died within several minutes on the spot. Thank God this did not happen. So this means we are dealing with something other than a chemical warfare agent.
It seems that the Ukrainian army will take advantage of the World Cup to launch an offensive.
Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about Ukraine and the World Cup. euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=world+cup&disinfo_issue=&date=&offset=10, No evidence given of any kind of provocation.