THE SKRIPALS, AND OTHER FISH STORIES

© Malvin Artley 2018

,,,Unless you have had your newsfeeds or TV turned off since the first of March this year, you have no doubt heard the tale of the Skripals and the scandal surrounding their alleged poisoning with a military-grade chemical weapon – “of a type made in Russia”. The tale is straight out of a spy drama,  a veritable giallo, as we call them here in Italy…[Read more at Download button above]

Topics:
The event
Politics imitates comedy
Theories abound
A bit of Russian humor
What is this 'Novichok"?
The 'park bench chart'
The British version starts to smell fishy
Alternative versions begin to emerge
The US and Novichok
The Russian mafia, even?
Possible effects on the US and Britain
Stories, of a type made in England?