London used the poison “Novichok” in order to cause associations with Russia. Neither Russia nor the USSR has ever conducted research on the development of chemicals with the name “Novichok”. The most probable source of origin of the poison used in the attack in the UK is Great Britain, Slovakia, Czech Republic or Sweden. “The West is just trying to fool everyone and look away from what they did on their own in Syria and Iraq,”
With the Skripal case UK aims to talk up the Russian threat and justify more troops in the Eastern Europe and Baltics, where the far right is busy rewriting history.
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/, Furthermore, the Enhanced Forward Presence in the Baltic's came about due to Russia's illegal and aggressive military actions against its neighbours www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_133169.htm, . No evidence is given for the statement about the far right rewriting history in the Baltic's, but pro-Kremlin disinformation often uses historical revisionism euvsdisinfo.eu/?s=historical+revisionism,