The Three Most Important Aspects of the Skripal Case so Far … and Where They Might be Pointing, by Rob Slane

It’s not difficult to poke holes in the British government’s Skripal poisoning claims, and Rob Slane has poked a bunch of them. From Slane at

I have now asked a total of 50 questions around the Skripal case, which you can find here and here. Having gone back through these questions, as far as I can see only three have been answered by the release of public information or events that have transpired. These are:

  • Are they (Sergei and Yulia Skripal) still alive?
  • If so, what is their current condition and what symptoms are they displaying?
  • Can the government confirm that its scientists at Porton Down have established that the substance that poisoned the Skripals and D.S. Bailey was actually produced or manufactured in Russia?

On the first two points we are now told that Yulia Skripal’s condition has significantly improved to the point where she is said to be recovering well and talking. However, although this provides something of an answer to these questions, it also raises a number of others. Is she finally being allowed consular access? Is she being allowed to speak to her fiancé, her grandmother, or her cousin by telephone? Most importantly, how does her recovery comport with the claim that she was poisoned with a “military-grade nerve agent” with a toxicity around 5-8 times that of VX nerve agent?

On the other point, we do now have a definitive answer from none other than the Chief Executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) at Porton Down, Gary Aitkenhead: No, Porton Down was not able to identify the substance as being produced or manufactured in Russia.

It is important that reasonable questions continue to be raised, as they not only help clarify the actual issues, but the answers — or lack thereof — are also a good barometer as to how the official narrative stacks up. As a keen observer of the case — especially since it took place just a few hundred yards from my home in Salisbury — I have to say that the official narrative of the British Government has not stood up to even the most cursory scrutiny from the outset. In fact, there are three crucial issues that serve to raise suspicions about it, and to my mind these issues are the most important aspects of the case so far:

  1. The absurd speed at which the British Government reacted to the incident
  2. The British Government’s ignoring of legal frameworks and protocols
  3. The large number of discrepancies between events and the official narrative

Let’s just look at these in turn.

To continue reading: The Three Most Important Aspects of the Skripal Case so Far … and Where They Might be Pointing


3 responses to “The Three Most Important Aspects of the Skripal Case so Far … and Where They Might be Pointing, by Rob Slane

  1. Tom Luongo proposes a more sinister purpose to the “poisonings”.


  2. Now here is a brillant article. Can the British government prove a nerve agent was produced in Russia. Hmmm, really good question skippy, can you tell me where a can of Raid was manufactured without its identifying container, since insecticides are manufactured world wide and anyone who can produce an insecticide can produce nerve agents.

    Oops, the British ignore what legal protocols skippy? Against jaywalking or forgery?

    Again we get the usual disinformation from the usual Moscow sources telling us well you know it was the Little Sisters of the Poor that did it with the covert assistance of the Augusta Golf Club’s crack team of nerve agent producers. Really?

    Now let us ignore the Russian’s usual habit of killing anyone they see as getting too cozy with the West, whether they do it thru third parties in London, or in Washington DC. And remember the Russians never, ever, pinky swear do it in such a way that anyone could ever think the Russians were responsible. If you’re an ignorant, dullard.


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