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    Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

    Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

    Sergei Skripal, once a colonel in Russia’s GRU military intelligence service, and his 33-year-old daughter, Yulia, were found slumped unconscious on a bench outside a shopping center in the southern English city of Salisbury on Sunday afternoon.

    Both remain critically ill and a police officer who attended the scene is also in a serious condition in hospital.

    “This is being treated as a major incident involving attempted murder by administration of a nerve agent,” London Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley told reporters. “I can also confirm that we believe the two people originally who became unwell were targeted specifically.”

    And here is what Putin said....

    Vladimir Putin warns enemies will ‘swallow poison’, UK confirm nerve agent ‘used to kill’ Russian spy

    President Vladimir Putin has warned that Moscow’s enemies will “swallow poison”, as British authorities reveal the substance used in the attempted assassination of a former Russian spy.

    In an angry address aimed at the West’s sanctions over Moscow’s annexation of Crimea, Mr Putin on Thursday (AEDT) said efforts to contain Russia were “illegitimate and unfair”.

    “Those who serve us with poison will eventually swallow it and poison themselves,” he said in an interview with Russian state television.

    The grim threat came just hours before Scotland Yard confirmed former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were the victims of a nerve agent.
    This is the man Trump praises, refuses to say anything negative about and refuses to impose sanctions on.

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    Re: Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

    Perhaps these enemies of Putin ought not to hang out in the UK anymore since they're obviously not safe there.

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    Re: Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

    Quote Originally Posted by SonOfDaedalus View Post
    Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent




    And here is what Putin said....

    Vladimir Putin warns enemies will ‘swallow poison’, UK confirm nerve agent ‘used to kill’ Russian spy



    This is the man Trump praises, refuses to say anything negative about and refuses to impose sanctions on.
    In a story about a Russian double agent getting killed, you still find a way to interject TDS into it...
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    Re: Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

    He wasn't an enemy of Putin, per se. He was an ex-spy, released in a swap, who retired to a sleepy English town. He'd go to the corner shop to buy milk and sausage and the occasional lottery card. Apparently, he kept in regular touch with the Russian embassy too.
    It had to be a state actor who suppied the nerve agent. Given his contacts with dossier man Steele, it might have been Trump!

    The first responder cop who was in a coma is now communicating, tho' still critical.
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    Re: Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

    Quote Originally Posted by faithful_servant View Post
    In a story about a Russian double agent getting killed, you still find a way to interject TDS into it...
    This has plenty to do with Trump's policy towards Russia and Putin. Here is Trump defending Putin...

    Trump defends Putin: 'You think our country's so innocent?'

    "But he's a killer," O'Reilly said to Trump.

    "There are a lot of killers. You think our country's so innocent?" Trump replied.
    Putin and his regime are horrible. Trump's attitude towards Putin makes no sense and deserves scrutiny. But keep burying your head in the sand pretending Trump's attitude towards Putin is not deeply suspicious.

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    Re: Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    He wasn't an enemy of Putin, per se. He was an ex-spy, released in a swap, who retired to a sleepy English town. He'd go to the corner shop to buy milk and sausage and the occasional lottery card. Apparently, he kept in regular touch with the Russian embassy too.
    It had to be a state actor who suppied the nerve agent. Given his contacts with dossier man Steele, it might have been Trump!

    The first responder cop who was in a coma is now communicating, tho' still critical.
    I know everybody throws the word “spy” around for all sorts of things but personally I don’t like using the word for these situations. A spy is somebody who is secretly collecting information on behalf of their own country. One might consider them patriots. But somebody who is secretly collecting information on their own country is a traitor.

    Maybe I’m just being overly semantic.
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    Re: Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

    Quote Originally Posted by Skeptic Bob View Post
    I know everybody throws the word “spy” around for all sorts of things but personally I don’t like using the word for these situations. A spy is somebody who is secretly collecting information on behalf of their own country. One might consider them patriots. But somebody who is secretly collecting information on their own country is a traitor.

    Maybe I’m just being overly semantic.
    You are right, he would have been a traitor. A traitor to Russia of course
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    Re: Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

    Vlad Putin.. An ex-communist, ex-KGB, who kills his political enemies and who has said he wished the USSR never fell.

    Never in my life did I think Cons and Republicans would EVER defend and excuse such a POS and an enemy of the US. But they are. Simply because they hate Dems and Libs, who are fellow Americans more than they hate Putin. They are sitting back and letting Trump sell the US to Putin, and letting Putin become the leader other countries are going to have to deal with because Trump refuses to step on Putin's toes. All because of hatred.

    F'ing amazing.
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    Re: Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

    Sergei Skripal was among prisoners in Russia swapped in 2010 for Russians imprisoned in the US.

    One of those swapped back to Russia was Anna Chapman. She was a Russian SVR agent. Anyone remember her?


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    Re: Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    He wasn't an enemy of Putin, per se. He was an ex-spy, released in a swap, who retired to a sleepy English town. He'd go to the corner shop to buy milk and sausage and the occasional lottery card. Apparently, he kept in regular touch with the Russian embassy too.
    It had to be a state actor who suppied the nerve agent. Given his contacts with dossier man Steele, it might have been Trump!

    The first responder cop who was in a coma is now communicating, tho' still critical.
    The count is now up to 21. https://twitter.com/AP/status/971823174110334976

    This is a big, big deal.
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