home - disinfo cases - detail

Bad weather did not let the Skripal case suspects enjoy the sightseeing in Salisbury

Summary of Disinformation

The suspects in the Skripal case could not walk in Salisbury since the whole city was covered in snow. On the 4th March there was heavy rain and snow, so they had to leave Salisbury early.


CCTV images show the pair walking with apparent ease on almost completely clear pavements. According to the weather forecasts, there was no snow or rain on the 4th March. Further debunk by The Insider.

To see more about the discrepancies in the statements of "Alexander Petrov" and "Ruslan Boshirov", see the articles in The Independent, The Guardian, or Deutsche Welle.

share with
Reported in: Issue 118
Date: 13.09.2018
Language: English
Country: UK, Russia
Keywords: Sergei Skripal
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Russia Today (RT)
share with

Have you found a mistake?
Give us your feedback.

Please don't forget to include facts and data backing your story.