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The conspiracy to poison Sergei Skripal and his daughter was arranged by Theresa May

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In any case, this was organised by Theresa May, because she’s a friend of Gina Haspel, who has been just appointed director of the CIA.

tvzvezda.ru/news/vstrane_i_mire/content/201803131813-odpd.htm, web.archive.org/web/20180313211620/https://tvzvezda.ru/news/vstrane_i_mire/content/201803131813-odpd.htm

Conspiracy theory, no evidence given.

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 euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=sergei+skripal&disinfo_issue=&date=, .

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 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 edition.cnn.com/2018/03/13/europe/what-is-novichok-nerve-agent-intl/index.html, , 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. www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2018/03/19/statement-by-the-foreign-affairs-council-on-the-salisbury-attack/,

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Reported in: Issue 102
Date: 13.03.2018
Language: Russian
Country: UK, Russia, US
Keywords: Sergei Skripal, Theresa May, Chemical weapons/attack, CIA
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: TV Zvezda, 0:33 (deleted from the website, available cached)
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