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The Skripal case is a "dead cat" trick used by UK to divert attention from Brexit


Conspiracy theory. Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation on Salisbury attack. and connecting Skripal poisoning with Brexit. Many competing and contradictory stories promulgated by Russian state-controlled media on the Skripal poisoning. See here and here for EUvsDisinfo summary of disinformation naratives surrounding Skripal poisoning.

For the UK response on the Salisbury attack, see here.

The OPCW have confirmed the UK findings in the case.

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Reported in: Issue 139
Date: 04.03.2019
Language: French Russian
Country: UK, Russia
Keywords: Sergei Skripal, Brexit, Maria Zakharova
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Tass Vesti.ru Gazeta.ru Komsomolskaya Pravda Sputnik France
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