Where Are The Skripals?

5 March 2020 — Moon of Alabama

Two years ago, on March 4 2018, Sergei Skripal a British-Russian double agent and his daughter Julia were poisoned in the streets of Salisbury, England. The British government accused Russia of an attempt to kill the Skripals with a nerve agent.

We followed (see below) the strange story as it developed and found that the official UK government version of it made absolutely no sense. Many of the assertions made by the British government did not withstand any scrutiny. The story was also inconsistent with a later incident in the nearby Amesbury during which Dawn Strugess allegedly died of contact with a similar substance as the one that supposedly poisoned the Skripals.

Since the incident happened neither Sergei Skripal nor his daughter have been allowed to talk to the public. They have simply vanished. The British government is preventing them from reaching out to their family, the media and anyone else. Where are they?

John Helmer, who writes at Dances with Bears, has send me his book about the case. Its title is the answer to my question: Skripal in Prison.

It is most likely that Sergei Skripal was trying to go back to Russia. Skripal may well have been a source for the debunked Steele dossier and was probably willing to talk about it. But whatever his plans were the British government found it necessary to prevent him from executing them. It created an elaborate false story and fed it to the global media. The mainstream media swallowed it up without even the slightest sign of critical thinking.

That is the reason why Rob Slane of The Blogmire, John Helmer and I have all extensively written about the case. We know that the British government and the mainstream media are lying about it and we have all developed our own theories of what really happened and about the whys and hows.

John Helmer’s book is a collection of his blog posts on the case with a new indroduction and additional chapters. This already makes it a valuable reference for anyone who wants to recap the story as it developed.

Helmer also adds two important and new factual points. He had requested information from various British authorities about the pending legal procedures around the cases. He finds that there is no evidence of any official legal investigation or court case that could bring light into the issue. This is astonishing as the British procedures seem to demand a further inquest.

There is also no evidence for the existence of the announced arrest warrant against the two Russian citizens which the British government has accused of being involved in the case.

Helmer’s book has 327 pages including a quite useful index. It has a number of pictures and reproductions of official statements on the issue and includes many useful links to original sources. The book can be purchased as paperback or in electronic form.

Previous Moon of Alabama posts on the Skripal case:

Mar 8 2018 Poisoned British-Russian Double-Agent Has Links To Clinton Campaign
Mar 12 2018 Theresa May’s “45 Minutes” Moment
Mar 14 2018 Are ‘Novichok’ Poisons Real? – May’s Claims Fall Apart
Mar 16 2018 The British Government’s ‘Novichok’ Drama Was Written By Whom?
Mar 18 2018 NHS Doctor: “No Patients Have Experienced Symptoms Of Nerve Agent Poisoning In Salisbury”
Mar 21 2018 Russian Scientists Explain ‘Novichok’ – High Time For Britain To Come Clean (Updated)
Mar 29 2018 Last Act Of ‘Novichok’ Drama Revealed – “The Skripals’ Resurrection”
Mar 31 2018 Hillary Clinton Ordered Diplomats To Suppress ‘Novichok’ Discussions
Apr 3 2018 Operation Hades Blamed Russia – A Model For The ‘Novichok’ Claims?
Apr 4 2018 It’s The Cover-Up” – UK Foreign Office Deletes Tweet, Posts False Transcript, Issues New Lies
Apr 5 2018 Novi-Fog™ In Fleet Street – Truth Cut Off
Apr 6 2018 The Best Explanation For The Skripal Drama Is Still … Food Poisoning
Apr 7 2018 A Very British Farce
Apr 12 2018 New Developments In The Skripal Drama – Police Statement, OPCW Report Release
Apr 15 2018 Were the Skripals ‘Buzzed’, ‘Novi-shocked’ Or Neither? – May Has Some ‘Splaining’ To Do
Apr 28 2018 The Silence Of The Skripals – Government Blocks Press Reports – Media Change The Record
May 4 2018 Media Use Disinformation To Accuse Russia Of Spreading Such
July 4 2018 British Government Peddles Warmed Over Novichok Muck
Sep 5 2018 The Strange Timestamp In The New Novichok ‘Evidence’ – UPDATED
Sep 16 2018 The MoA Week In Review – Secret Bio-weapons – Skripals – OT 2018-47
Sep 27 2018 British Intelligence Throws More Novi-Fog™ To Hide The Holes In Its Skripal File
Jan 9 2019 Stuff To Read: Integrity Initiative, Skripal, Kaspersky …
Jan 19 2019 Coincidence? – Chief Nurse Of British Army Was First To Arrive At Novichoked Skripal Scene
Apr 16 2019 CIA Director Used Fake Skripal Incident Photos To Manipulate Trump
Jun 6 2019 Odd NYT ‘Correction’ Exculpates British Government And CIA From Manipulating Trump Over Skripal Novichok Incident
Jul 20 2019 Putin Confirms: Sergei Skripal Wanted To Go Back To Russia

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