UK probe of nerve agent attack on former Russian spy uncovers an active British agent  

With the inquiry into the attempted murder of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, 66 and his daughter, Yulia, 33, in Salisbury, producing new sensations, British home secretary Amber Rudd called an urgent “Cobra” national security committee meeting on Saturday, March 10. The two victims remain seriously ill in hospital after suffering a nerve agent attack last Monday in mysterious circumstances.  Unusually, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson attended the meeting.
It was revealed on Saturday that the apparently retired former Russian spy, who for ten years passed secrets to British intelligence, continued to meet his “British handler” once a month at a Salisbury restaurant. The British agent was described as the “man in the tweed suit.: They were heard conversing in Russian and English and discussing business’ trips to Poland. The former double spy therefore appeared to have remained an active agent for British intelligence.

The murder probe also sprang an American dimension. He was discovered to have been close to a consultant who worked with the firm of Christopher Steele,  the former British spy named in the Mueller investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Steele was found to have built a damaging dossier against candidate Donald Trump out of materials provided by sources close to Hillary Clinton. The ramifications of the new discoveries almost certainly prompted the urgent Cobra committee session Saturday. It also came amid wide accusations that Moscow orchestrated the attempted assassination of the former GRU agent and his daughter. The Russians angrily rejected the charges as no better than mudslinging without evidence.
Sergei and Yulia meanwhile remain in serious condition in hospital, together with the Police Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey, 38-year, who came into contact with the nerve agent as the first responder. More than 180 army troops clad in heavy anti-contamination gear are supporting the massive police investigation in Salisbury, including the hunt for the source of the nerve agent and the would-be assassin of the Skripals. On Saturday, they descended on the local cemetery to exhume the remains of Skripal’s wife Ludmilla, who was buried there in 2012, and the ashes of their son Alexander, who died mysteriously in St. Petersburg a year ago. Among the troops brought into the city were experts in surveillance from the Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Marines from 40 Commando and members of the RAF Regiment. Chemical warfare instructors were on the ground as well as bomb disposal experts from 29 Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Search Group. The police have extended the cordon around the Skripal home and other potentially contaminated areas, including vehicles. Skripal and his daughter are thought to have recently visited the graves not long before they collapsed.

A former colonel in Russian military intelligence, Skripal was responsible for exposing to MI6 dozens of Russian secret agents operating undercover in Europe. In 2006, he was tried for passing Russian secrets to the UK and sentenced to 13 years in a Russian labor camp. In July 2010, he was one of four spies exchanged for ten Russian agents deported from the US in an historic swap involving red-headed “femme fatale” Anna Chapman. A short time later he settled in Salisbury, England. It now appears that far from dropping out of his former calling, he continued to provide services to foreign intelligence services.

 

 

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44 thoughts on “UK probe of nerve agent attack on former Russian spy uncovers an active British agent  

  • Mar 10, 2018 @ 18:54 at 18:54
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    Another connection to the Steele dossier, Mueller and Hillary Clinton is close to death. I would not be surprised if the Clinton crime cartel, aka deep state, is behind this. The Russians may be innocent for once.

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 14:29 at 14:29
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      So it was the “Jews” that interfered in the U.S. election?

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 21:09 at 21:09
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      Hillary, through her Soros connection has murdered more people than Russia. This was more of her cleanup before the testimony begins.
      Everyone understand that it was Hillary that was colluding.

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  • Mar 10, 2018 @ 19:06 at 19:06
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    At present, this is a useless speculation – as the truth is cleverly obscured, and may not be known
    for a long while…

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 16:35 at 16:35
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      Seth Rich’s death also remains a mystery.

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  • Mar 10, 2018 @ 21:10 at 21:10
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    The West is made up of democracies where people get to throw out criminal who take advantage of the state. So naturally we don’t like war.

    Russia China Iran and Syria are all run by dictators of one sort or another ranging from cleptomaniacs to psychopathic mass murders. War for them is killing other people’s children. They don’t care.

    So the people in the West consider Russia China Iran and Syria to be backward. And we do not go to the trouble of having millions of people voting to have a handful of your criminals outvote us.

    Free people will always beat dominated people. Always have. Always will.

    🙂

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  • Mar 10, 2018 @ 21:50 at 21:50
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    If it quacks like a duck, it probably is one. That is especially true of assassinations.

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  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 2:01 at 2:01
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    Why did he have connections to Steele dossier as he was in prison since 2006.
    Off course these are Russians. Lately they can’t do anything without failure and embarrassment.

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 16:31 at 16:31
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      hitler / stalin non-aggression pact of 1939.
      Chernobyl.

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 21:27 at 21:27
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      In July 2010, he was one of four spies exchanged for ten Russian agents deported from the US in an historic swap involving red-headed “femme fatale” Anna Chapman. A short time later he settled in Salisbury, England. It now appears that far from dropping out of his former calling, he continued to provide services to foreign intelligence services.

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  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 3:38 at 3:38
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    It’s probably connected to the mysterious death of a Jewish attorney from Miami Beach, Florida, in mid-2017, the one who was killed in that nasty car accident.

    BTW, Hillary Clinton was contracted by the Europeans to go down with the 2016-elections ship, you out-maneuvered losers. It was James Comey who saved Obama from the fires of Hillary’s moral failure, by putting his own body in front of the bullet.

    You guys are only in the first couple chapters of a very long drama. Just wait till the real truth hits.

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  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 3:46 at 3:46
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    So now he is an active agent..was paid by Steele..which could not have been done w/o m16 knowledge..in effect.. Her Majesty’s government interfering in an American election. No wonder Robert Harrigan Director at GCHQ had to quit..Tsk Tsk..not very cricket old bean

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 13:23 at 13:23
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      Anyone with serious incriminating info on the coup leaders in America (Obama – Clinton – Soros, etc.) and their involvement with the Russians, British or others to oust Trump has a target on their heads – a target placed there by the coup leaders who face jail time were their deep state insurgency revealed.

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      • Mar 12, 2018 @ 15:35 at 15:35
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        Wow, it’s no wonder Bibi has been indicted. You are as blind as a Trumptard.

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  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 3:50 at 3:50
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    Putin and Erdogan did it the leading terrorist in the world. Sam Popack the lubavitcher Meshiac said so.

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 7:42 at 7:42
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      Erdogan = Estrogen

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 12:33 at 12:33
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      Check this out. I saw it on one of those alternative news websites.

      [Quote]

      Putin was going to save the world by backing the Russian rouble with gold and nationalizing the Russian central bank and throwing out the money changers.

      And what happened as the years passed and we only got older?

      {Crickets.}

      Putin is still selling Russian oil for petrodollars as American bombs, planes and rockets shoot and kill Syrian allies and Russian soldiers and Russian generals.

      Putin is selling S-400s to NATO(!) via NATO member Turkey which jeopardizes Russian national security.

      Putin is selling S-400s to Wahhabi Saudi muslim terrorists who rape, torture and murder Christians and other muslims who disagree with them.

      Putin is allowing the Americans and the Israelis to conquer much of Syria and Iraq and to kill Russian soldiers and generals with impunity.

      NATO fighter jets attack and kill hundreds of Syrians and Russians at will. Russians never protect even their own servicemen and Syrian allies and they never retaliate against the airbases American and Jewish planes take off from to conduct their bombing raids.

      Russians allowed Jews (Bolsheviks) to kill them by the millions.

      It’s not over.

      http://geopolitics-behind-the-mask.36089.n8.nabble.com/Sacred-Cow-Slaughterhouse-of-the-totally-non-kosher-kind-Look-out-below-td169.html

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      • Mar 11, 2018 @ 21:36 at 21:36
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        They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

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  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 6:40 at 6:40
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    “Steele was found to have built a damaging dossier against candidate Donald Trump out of materials provided by sources close to Hillary Clinton.”

    This entire article and potentially debka itself looses all credibility based on this statement. Materials provided by sources close to Hillary Clinton? Foxnews doesn’t even report such lies…..

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 13:17 at 13:17
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      Rename yourself, “Swamp Creature Who Hates Trump.”

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    • Mar 26, 2018 @ 20:41 at 20:41
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      blumenthal and cody shearer… already proven…looks like you are the liar

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  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 12:55 at 12:55
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    The coup leaders: Obama, Clinton, and Soros, etc., were the ones in deep with the Russians – not Trump. The American coup leaders have a history of knocking off the people with information about their criminality. The Russians probably wanted this active spy dead but there must be a greater reason because he did not have any current info on Russia. If Skripal did have info to shed light on Russian involvement with the Clinton -Obama gang then that might explain why the Russians were so eager to kill him.

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  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 14:40 at 14:40
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    The Russian trolls never sleep.
    Propaganda is fake news.
    Debka loses credibility by allowing these fools to upload their thoughts.

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 15:08 at 15:08
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      I understand, David, and so you only want to see/accept views, ideas, speculation and “facts” which more closely coincide with your political views? Essentially that is the leftist agenda and, if you disagree, then you get called names, you get censored, your career is endangered, you have a weaponized government after you and, if you know what they are really up to, you might be assassinated.

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      • Mar 12, 2018 @ 15:37 at 15:37
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        I know you are, but what am I?

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    • Mar 26, 2018 @ 20:43 at 20:43
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      posting using different names does not obscure your repetitive trolling with russian fairy tales

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    • Mar 28, 2018 @ 7:00 at 7:00
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      Hasbara trolls are asleep

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  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 16:57 at 16:57
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    BTW, have you noticed that the facts in the dossier are being proven accurate……

    Facts hurt

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 22:49 at 22:49
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      Claims of collusion (which lefties like you have been drooling over, Mr. Swamp Creature) have not materialized. The investigation has come to a full stop and now they are silent on the real issues which is a phony dossier created by a lying British agent employed by the Clintons to present a fake dossier to the special judge. Those in glass houses should not throw stones at those who are in armor-plated hoses (and now in power). Stupid leftists!!

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  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 17:31 at 17:31
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    I do not believe the U.K government it seems like they are trying to manufacture facts and public opinion and this thing stinks and Russians are not this stupid.

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    • Mar 26, 2018 @ 20:51 at 20:51
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      you are correct… its like that dem hack attribution.. upon examination it falls into a thousand ludicrous pieces.

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  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 20:32 at 20:32
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    “British home secretary Amber Rudd called an urgent “Cobra” national security committee meeting”

    How appropriate, they named themselves after the global terrorist leader in GI Joe, as did some snake species 😎

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    • Mar 11, 2018 @ 22:55 at 22:55
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      The British claim the moral authority they do not have. the British are in the collusion with Russians against America just as deeply as the Obama-Soros-Clintons and Putin. The British are often very slimy – they used to get away with it when they were an empire but now they are just another European country with all the same trappings of pro-Islamism, anti-Israelism, anti-Americanism and growing leftism.

      One day Soros, the billionaire-commy-global-manipulator-for-cash-gain-pervert will get his own comeuppance and just maybe it will come from the Russians.

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  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 23:02 at 23:02
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    Not a leftist. I am a conservative. Love my country more than my party. Still waiting for you to state which allegations in the dossier are not true. He is a traitor who is on tape committing treason (this will come out soon.) He had an affair a few months after his current wife gave birth. He is human filth.

    Doesn’t it bother you that it is proven that Russia interfered in US election and he refuses to do anything? He will not even say anything bad about Putin.

    …..or maybe you are Russian.

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    • Mar 12, 2018 @ 1:16 at 1:16
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      “This will come out soon” Nice try, liar!

      No collusion – except by the Clintons and their “Foundation” together with the Russians – on Uranium One and in finacing an ongoing illegal coup using illegal methods and illegal agents.

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    • Mar 12, 2018 @ 1:38 at 1:38
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      If you were really a Conservative then you would not be a defender of the lies of the Clinton. I understand that there are deep staters who do not like Trump for their own power hungry political reasons but those people do not side with Obama – Clinton – Soros gang – you are a phony troll pretending to be a “conservative.”

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  • Mar 12, 2018 @ 1:47 at 1:47
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    This is hilarious. There is already enough evidence of collusion! You actually listen to Trump when he says “no collusion”! Your mention of Uranium One end this for me folks. Another none story pushed by the Russian bots. Factually debunked by all. And Hillary is selling children from the basement of a pizza restaurant……

    At least now I know who is posting here…….

    Shame.

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    • Mar 26, 2018 @ 20:49 at 20:49
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      U1 is now being investigated by doj… mueller, rosenstein and mccabe hid the fbi rosatom racketeering investigation from congress and cifius in 2010…. with that info no member could have approved the deal and that is just the beginning.
      you appear to be a frantic troll, grasping for straws and hoping folks are ignorant of facts

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  • Mar 12, 2018 @ 1:48 at 1:48
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    Oh and third time….what in the dossier isn’t true?

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  • Mar 13, 2018 @ 12:46 at 12:46
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    Theresa May sent UK soldiers along the Russian border to defend Lithuania while forgetting that Russians are inside their motherland in Salisbury fighting them in real time, the laughing stock of this decade.

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  • Mar 13, 2018 @ 20:29 at 20:29
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    Has the judicial system changed, are we now guilty until proved innocent? What a world we now live in!

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  • Mar 26, 2018 @ 20:45 at 20:45
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    none accurate, just you lying again

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  • Mar 26, 2018 @ 20:46 at 20:46
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    better to ask what is true… here it is…. page went to moscow to attend a public forum

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  • Mar 28, 2018 @ 7:05 at 7:05
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    Skripal was poisoned using an obvious Russian poison by MI5 he was going back to Moscow

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