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Latest US sanctions against Russia prove that the British version of the Skripal case was made up

Summary of Disinformation

The latest US sanctions against Russia in the Skripal case are powerful evidence that London’s official story was fictional. Further, this official story about Skripal poisoning is fully discredited.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about Salisbury poisoning. The disinformation message was created as a series of inconsistencies, implying a US and UK governments conspiracy behind the Skripal poisoning.

British police have presented a solid chain of evidence about the Skripal case, including pictures, that connects the two suspects to particular locations in the case. EU and the EU Member States have supported the conclusions of the British investigation.

Bellingcat research found that both “Alexander Petrov” and “Ruslan Boshirov” are active GRU officers. This conclusion is based on objective data and on discussions with confidential Russian sources familiar with the identity of either one of the two persons.

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Reported in: Issue 160
Date: 04.08.2019
Language: Bosnian Montenegro
Country: US, UK, Russia
Keywords: Sergei Skripal, Sanctions
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik Srbija
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