In the absence of clear and sufficient evidence, PM Theresa May confidently averred that the nerve agent "Novichok" – used in an "attempted assassination" of Sergei Skripal in Salisbury – was manufactured by Russia.
Both Skripal and his daughter Yulia have been hospitalized. There have been virtually no detailed reports regarding their state of health which is described as "critical".
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By Prof. Marcello Ferrada de Noli, March 18, 2018
Concomitantly, the distinction between "the attack clearly came from Russia" and "the nerve agent clearly came from Russia" is also relevant in refuting the UK allegations. Because, even if it would be established that the nerve agent was created time ago in the Soviet Union, that by no means is proof that the attack was Russia's design, neither that its perpetrators came from Russia.
By Peter Koenig, March 18, 2018
Theresa May expels 23 Russian diplomats, who have to leave the UK within a week. Then came Boris Johnson, the Foreign Minister clown, also an abject liar. He said, no he yelled, at his fellow parliamentarians that it was "overwhelmingly likely, that Putin personally ordered the spy attack."