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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 2:27 pm

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Again, do you really believe it was Russia? Skripal - a former Russian spy working for MI6, lost his wife and two sons (suspicious deaths), spends his days playing tanks. One day his happy go lucky daughter goes for a trip to Moscow (what a brave girl!). She brings him a parcel "tainted" with a sufficient amount of lethal nerve agent to spread from their house and cause havoc in a small city. And the story happens in  the Salisbury setting, with the military chemical-biological weapon factory on the horizon.

The version that they were targeted by Kremlin doesn't add up. Teresa May might be pulling the wrong tongues.

Did SS deliberately choose to live near Porton Down? Maybe it felt like Mother Russia, being near agents of death. Perhaps there are Russian spies in every village in the U.K. so it’s easiest to kill one near Porton Down. Or vice versa, every village has a pub, a church, a post office (well, not now) and a biological weapons facility. Or there are now so many Russians in the U.K. that any leak from Porton Down is going to kill a Russian, there being so few English left.

It does seem best to not take part in the World Cup. Russia only got it by exploiting corrupt FIFA. Not worth the risk. And besides, Russians are worse football hooligans than either the English or the Dutch.
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 3:18 pm

It’s interesting that the daughter had just arrived from Russia. Maybe she unwittingly brought in a poisoned bottle of vodka. Or a potato? Or something else that Russia is famous for. Can’t think of anything else at the moment. Ballet dancer?
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 3:18 pm

One thing is for sure, Mr and Ms Skripal won't wake up.
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 3:48 pm

It sounds like Russians do whatever they want in UK without fear of any repercussions ...

  The guy who was blamed for poisoning Litvinenko is a member of Russian parlament, he is also hosting a show which is called "Traitors of Motherland". It could be found on youtube. 
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 4:07 pm

Paul wrote:
It’s interesting that the daughter had just arrived from Russia. Maybe she unwittingly brought in a poisoned bottle of vodka. Or a potato? Or something else that Russia is famous for. Can’t think of anything else at the moment. Ballet dancer?

It could have been a faulty batch of Russian vodka, indeed.
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 4:25 pm

katastrofa wrote:
Paul:It’s interesting that the daughter had just arrived from Russia. Maybe she unwittingly brought in a poisoned bottle of vodka. Or a potato? Or something else that Russia is famous for. Can’t think of anything else at the moment. Ballet dancer?
It could have been a faulty batch of Russian vodka, indeed.

Russian vodka designed to make Russians stronger, it can kill only foreigners 
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 4:43 pm

Paul wrote:
It’s interesting that the daughter had just arrived from Russia. Maybe she unwittingly brought in a poisoned bottle of vodka. Or a potato? Or something else that Russia is famous for. Can’t think of anything else at the moment. Ballet dancer?

Suffering and death. That's the main Russian export product.
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 4:49 pm

Also, cold, communism and caviar.
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 7:06 pm

They invented black.
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 7:38 pm

And all those stinky internet trolls ;-)
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 8:21 pm

Paul wrote:
They invented black.

Red.
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 8:28 pm

(p)Russian blue
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 13th, 2018, 10:13 pm

Let's not confuse Prussians with Russians. They're much alike but still not the same.
 
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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 14th, 2018, 10:27 am

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Re: UK going to the dogs

March 17th, 2018, 9:49 pm

zero hedge had something on the death of the russian double agent in the UK
British Prime Minister May had said
"It is now clear that Mr Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia.
This is part of a group of nerve agents known as ‘Novichok’.
(snip)
Mr Speaker, there are therefore only two plausible explanations for what happened in Salisbury on the 4th of March.
Either this was a direct act by the Russian State against our country.
Or the Russian government lost control of this potentially catastrophically damaging nerve agent and allowed it to get into the hands of others."


Novichok was developed by the Soviet Union in what is now Uzbekistan and the US military helped the Uzbeks dismantle the plant
1999: U.S. and Uzbeks Agree on Chemical Arms Plant Cleanup

David Collum is a Cornell Chemistry prof:
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