Yulia Skripal’s statement like a hostage video

Summary
Yulia Skripal’s statement is like a hostage video.
Disproof

No evidence given. Russian citizen Yulia Skripal has said that she did not wish to take up the offer of assistance from the Russian embassy in London. http://news.met.police.uk/news/statement-issued-on-behalf-of-yulia-skripal-302508

For background:

Many competing and contradictory stories promulgated by Russian state-controlled media on the Skripal poisoning https://euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=sergei+skripal&disinfo_issue=&date=

On Sunday 4 March Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned in Salisbury with a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia.

For the UK response see: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/novichok-nerve-agent-use-in-salisbury-uk-government-response

The OPCW have confirmed the UK findings in the case. "The results of the analysis by the OPCW designated laboratories of environmental and biomedical samples collected by the OPCW team confirm the findings of the United Kingdom relating to the identity of the toxic chemical that was used in Salisbury and severely injured three people." https://www.opcw.org/news/article/opcw-issues-report-on-technical-assistance-requested-by-the-united-kingdom/

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 109
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 27/05/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: UK, Russia
  • Keywords: Sergei Skripal, Chemical weapons/attack
  • Outlet: Itogi Nedeli @NTV, (00:02:20)
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Unclear what happened to Yulia Skripal, scar not consistent with poisoning

The scar on Yulia Skripal’s neck is inconsistent with treatment from Novichok poisoning, which does not exist in any case.
Disproof

Many competing and contradictory stories promulgated by Russian state-controlled media on the Skripal poisoning https://euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=sergei+skripal&disinfo_issue=&date=

On Sunday 4 March Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned in Salisbury with a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia. As for the scar on her throat, news outlets, including the BBC and Telegraph, have described it as a result of a tracheotomy, a surgical procedure which opens a hole in a person's windpipe to help them breathe. She did has not shared specifics of her treatment, but described it as "invasive, painful, and depressing." uk.businessinsider.com/skripal-poisoning-yulia-skripal-neck-scar-hints-at-painful-recovery-2018-5?r=US&IR=T,