The British media is going further and further with its allegations that Putin and his agents are behind any foodborne disease and poisoning in the UK.
On September 16th, a couple fell ill after having dinner at Prezzo, a restaurant in Salisbury, meters away from the café where, in March, former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter had lunch before being hospitalized, in another alleged Russian assassination attempt, as reported by the Sun on September 18th.
Anna Shapiro – a Russian model and a model and event-space company director who was born in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod, and her husband Alex King may have been poisoned with strychnine, commonly used to kill rats and mice, according to the British newspaper the Sun.
As cited by the Sun, Shapiro claimed she and her husband was at the center of “another Salisbury poison plot.” And that “Vladimir Putin wants me dead.”
The Russian model said she found her husband collapsed in the men’s toilet and “foaming at the mouth.” Alex King, 42, is still fighting for his life in hospital in what security sources fear was a suspected rat poison attack, as reported by the Sun.
The incident put Salisbury on lockdown.
Anna Shapiro believes she was targeted “by Russian president Vladimir Putin’s assassins — just like the Skripals.”
The Sun further cited Shapiro who claimed that her father was a top military official under Putin. She left London after allegedly receiving death threats.
She told The Sun: “I was targeted by Putin’s henchmen. They want me dead as I oppose Putin and have turned my back on my country. Russia is capable of anything.”
She also claimed that when she was recommended Prezzo she laughed. Anna, who, according to the Sun recalled how the Skripals dined at nearby Zizzi, said: “I laughed and said, ‘I hope we don’t get poisoned’. She smiled and said, “Everywhere was safe now.”
“On arrival I ordered a florentine pizza and Alex went for sea bass, vegetables and baby potatoes. We also had two glasses of white wine.” Towards the end of the meal, Alex began to look and feel ill. He went to the restroom and when he had been gone for 15 minutes, Anna went to look for him. “I headed up and saw him lying on the floor near the sinks. He was face down and his arms were thrashing about. I thought it was a seizure and tried to get him up. But he was foaming at the mouth and pushed me off. I ran downstairs for help. I was panicked.”
She also fell ill, both of them were hospitalized and she was discharged after 24-hours. She discharged herself on Monday evening and was taken to a local hotel with cops on 24-hour guard.
Despite the Sun and Anna Shapiro presenting it as part of a “Russian plot,” the Wiltshire police, who are still investigating the case, have confirmed that it is “not being treated as suspicious.”
“Tests have confirmed that the two patients who fell ill in Prezzo restaurant in Salisbury on Sunday evening were not exposed to any kind of nerve agent. Following test results, at this stage, this is not being treated as suspicious,” the official Wiltshire twitter account posted on September 18th.
This all comes after UK authorities accused two Russian nationals, Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, of carrying out a failed nerve agent attack on the Skripal family in March. The police released their images and claimed that both were Russian military intelligence officers — which the suspects later denied in an interview. The Sunday Mirror also further claimed that authorities are looking for two more participants in the “Russian plot.” A chemist with the alias “Dr. Novichok” and the handler of the two men, who is unnamed.
Following the “confirmation” that Russia was behind the failed assassination attempt on the Skripals, US State Department announced the imposition of sanctions on the country. The first batch of them went into effect on August 27th, with the second batch to come in effect early November, unless Russia fulfills specific conditions, such as “providing evidence that it will no longer use chemical and biological weapons,” as well as allow inspections by UN, and specifically by US experts.
On September 18th, Andrea Thompson, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security gave testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations regarding “The State of Arms Control with Russia.”
In her testimony she said that “Russia continues to violate a series of arms control obligations that undermine the trust the United States can place in treaties, including some that have served U.S. and allied security interests for years.”
Regarding the Skripal poisoning, her testimony shows no doubt in the certainty that Russia carried out the assassination attempt, despite there only being evidence that disproves it.
Regarding the incoming sanctions and Russian conduct, she had the following to say:
“Russia, too, is a perpetrator of chemical weapons use with its brazen assassination attempt against the Skripals in Salisbury, UK, in March using a novichok chemical agent. Multiple British citizens have been exposed to this same substance as a result of this deplorable attack, one of whom ultimately died from exposure to the military-grade nerve agent. Independent reports issued twice by the OPCW, most recently on September 4, confirmed the UK assessment in identifying the chemical nerve agent, novichok. Russia’s use of a novichok has made it extraordinarily clear that Russia only eliminated its declared chemical weapons stockpile and further substantiates the US finding that Russia itself is in non-compliance with their obligations under the CWC. Rather than accepting responsibility for its actions and changing its harmful and destructive behavior, Russia offers only denials and counter-accusations to deflect attention from its culpability. No one, including Russia, should think they can murder people with chemical weapons and get away with it. As you know, we imposed the first round of sanctions on Russia required by the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991. Following the fifteen-day Congressional notification, these sanctions took effect on August 22nd. We have been clear with Moscow that we will continue to execute our mandate under this law and that it must take action to disclose its chemical weapons activities. We are under no illusion, however, that Russia will take the steps necessary to rescind these sanctions.”
She simply says that there are no expectations that Russia will fulfill any of the requirements and the sanctions incoming in November are all but inevitable.
“In addition to that, she also points towards Russia’s other “destabilizing behavior” in alleged chemical weapons usage in Syria by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces. Regarding chemical weapons issues, Russia’s destabilizing behavior is also evident. Russia has stood in the way of every effort the United States, our allies, and our partners have taken to compel the Assad regime to stop using chemical weapons. Russia’s actions are a betrayal of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and UN Security Council Resolution 2118, as well as its commitments to the United States as a framework guarantor.”
Despite actual Russian conduct and the existence of proof or lack thereof, the sanctions will remain, and the incoming ones are almost entirely inevitable.
If you are Russian, do not go too close to Porton Down. Strange things happen.
That shapiro thingy is a Russian Jew.
No doubt, why living in UK and not in Russia. The power of President Putin. Nothing in the world happens, without his agreement.
and she has the syndrome of the prostitutes of west that suddenly remember that either someone soonest it become famous and rich that either they fuck him or they been sexually harassed by them.
Bingo… Using the lying filthy tribe of psychos to push the agenda!
I suspected that. Thanks Tudor.
IF certain Russians are being targeted, it is far more plausible that all of them have crossed one or more of the corrupt jewish Russian oligarchs who fled Russia with money they stole in the 90’s.
But cute enough to pull the heart strings, “aw poor girl”.
Oh those pesky Russkies…!!! Not again!
Anna Shapiro believes she was targeted “by Russian president Vladimir Putin’s assassins — just like the Skripals.”
Dear Anna perhaps you should check the Menulist of your Salisbury Pizzeria….
1. Pizza Arsenico 2. Pizza Senape Gas 3. Pizza Cianuro 4. Pizza Stricnina 5. Pizza Ricina 6. Pizza Polonio 7. Pizza Tossina botulinica 8. Pizza Rana velenosa 9. Pizza VX 10. Pizza Tetrodotossina 11. Pizza Sarin
Dont forget the new novichok flavored crust
Ever tried the Famous Salisbury Novichocolate by any chance?
Anyone try the Salisbury Steak? You really need to use a lot of HP sauce to cover the salmonella……
I had a good laugh. Thanks.
Love it ‘Novochok stuffed crust’. Saw a ‘hot dog stuffed crust’, but, reminded me of ‘ Pizza G a te’, over in the UK. Funnily enough, can no longer tolerate Pizzas, owing to the image of politicians, plus, Hollywood. Guess the ‘Novochok Stuffed Crust’, is the UK version.
Pizza small poxana Pizza Somaniana Pizza Tabun
Je suis Skripal!
Vas te coucher tapette
dès que ta mère sort de la douche
Hah joke de mere…ces le mieux tu peux faire ca gros cave.
ne méritait pas mieux. J’essaierai plus fort la prochaine fois. :)
Hahaha pas de stress, on va rester ca la.
The sun rises from the East. It’s Putin’s fault.
The sun sets in the West.. Also Putin’s fault…
I’m pretty sure those pesky Russians are stealing half our days’ light.
Finally it make one wonder about the sanity and the IQ, of those who rule west. But mostly the ones they vote them as their leaders. Because with out them and their support of this perverts, they will not exist.
Well your essentially correct.
Problem is, political movements have been subverted by the intelligence communities and global corporations. Its hard to vote them out when they fill the ballots with their candidates, that all work towards the same goal, enriching the corporate sponsor at the expense of regular joes like me and you.
I will give an example from usa 2008 elections. The crushing obama win was the electorate punishing the republican party. I didnt change a damn thing.
Where I live, the provincial politics here, the electorate will certainly punish an incumbent government to one term if things dont go correctly. But at the same time we have a massive global corporation that employs about a third of the province, im indirecly one of these. Anyways, this corp is so big that the province has to walk on egg shells around them, because if irving dies…so do we.
So no matter how healthy a democracy is, the corporate power behind has already subverted it for its own profit.
I dont see this trend stopping, until de dollarization…wich i will suffer greatly from, but im ok with it, i can take some burden for my poor brothers elsewhere on the planet.
there never been, or will ever be, healthy democracy Mike. Democracy is the first step of extreme totalitarian regimes. The myth they selling the people and the idiots falling for it and think by voting they have a saying, while all they achieve is wave all their birth rights away.
And mike……. I never been a regular joe in my life or one who is ruled by what rules the general population, or have ever worked a single day of my life as an employee receiving orders.
Think about it.
“And mike……. I never been a regular joe in my life or one who is ruled by what rules the general population, or have ever worked a single day of my life as an employee receiving orders.”
Yes Mike, what he says is true. What he prefers to do is live off of the savings and hard work of other people…and has probably never worked a day in his life, with or without orders. He is rather good at it too. He is a “creator of reality” that he finds ways for other people to pay for.
welcome my personal troll I been worry about you. So your treatment is over or you still self medicating yourself.
Yes, you have worried about me. I believe in the tooth fairy too. lol!
This is what I would like you to do. Ban my comments. Then when I get bored I can comment after you call forum members “wastes of pixel space, kids, broken condoms, …” etc. etc. etc. You really should come up with some new material. You became boring years ago. The thing that never changes is your contempt for others. You look down on all equally.
While you are at it, you should also get the gypsy a new crystal ball, tarot cards, Ouija board and chicken bones. Maybe some more of those olive leaves that she likes to burn and shove in peoples faces. Perhaps it will improve her ability to translate from your “Russian sources”. It is well known that you speak no Russian.
Instead of making fun of you I would have rather put you in jail. The proof of my stupidity is that there was a time that I trusted you. You squandered my trust, my respect, and my savings all at the same time.
As a compulsive liar and someone who is controlled by an inflamed ego, you probably should not see what is said about you. Sooooo….. block my comments. Off you go! Do it now, push the button. Spare your ego.
you really are a disturb person little man. What you doing here describing your failed self?
Stop inhaling the olive leaves. :-P
deny what exactly moron?
ah! So you admit that you inhale the olive leaves.
You forgot to block me.
why should I block a crazy person that have its kicks telling me his hallucinations? I figure you out for a single digit IQ, so you are safe. I humor clones as your self.
ah! A clone. The first time that I heard you call a person a clone was 2011. Like I said. You need to come up with some new material. You have been boring for a long time.
Tell me again that I am a guy. If you repeat it enough times maybe I will believe it.
It always makes me smile when I hear the terms , Our Democracy,Our Government, Our Legal system etc.
It is of course not ‘ours’ even when we have bled and died fighting ‘Our ‘wars.
People are teach from early age to believe in abstract words with no essence.
Someone once said and I agree 100% with him.
They must find it difficult, those who have taken authority as truth, rather than truth as authority.
Yes, they do find it difficult , even to imagine that their leaders and hallowed militaries are no better than shysters and mercenaries.
When the true facts are indisputable and even accepted by those in power who previously promoted the lies, the answer I get is ‘ That was years ago , it does not matter now and would not happen now ‘ :)
Satan and his agents always masquerade as angels of light and only the foolish are fooled in the battle of sinners and saints (metaphorically speaking). Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) observed men and events and note observations that can still be understood today.
“It has become a sarcastic proverb that a thing must be true if you saw it in a newspaper. That is the opinion intelligent people have of that lying vehicle in a nutshell. But the trouble is that the stupid people, who constitute the grand overwhelming majority of this and all other nations, do believe and are molded and convinced by what they get out of a newspaper. And there is where the harm lies.”
“Next the statesmen will invent cheap lies, putting the blame upon the nation that is attacked, and every man will be glad of those conscience-soothing tactics, and will diligently study them, and refuse to examine any refutations of them; and thus he will by and by convince himself that the war is just, and will thank God for the better sleep he enjoys after this process of grotesque self-deception.”
“A Patriot is merely a rebel at the start. In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.” Mark Twain
Then we have of course others who study human behavior who speak the truth but make our very soul quake with reality:
“Why of course the people don’t want war. Why should some poor slob on a farm want to risk his life in a war when the best he can get out of it is to come back to his farm in one piece? Naturally the common people don’t want war; neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But, after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country.” — Hermann Goering, Hitler’s #2 man
Thank you for those quotes George. I have printed them for further appreciation.
The only real democracy is direct democracy, “one man (citizen), one vote”, as per Athens Golden Age. Representative democracy is too easy to corrupt by control of reps., bribery etc.
You have it wrong about Athens, and who could vote, or not my friend. Maybe is best you study what Athenians, mean with the word democracy and then reevaluate the image you have in your head what democracy is.
the natural evolution of a democracy,it is exactly what you can see happening to USA inc. Is like the scenario they follow and try to establish by force around the world and call it their democracy, it seems is taken if you christian, directly from the model of Sodom & Gomorrah.
Take for example, the laws they impose on you about everything and for every right they give you must pay for it and even that is not enough. That is the end result of democracy where they very few in the name of democracy they impose on you enslavement and also politically correct attitude or else you send to the gulags in this case a psychiatrist to fill you with prescription drugs.
There was a time where the noble citizens and their leaders (kings), when someone threaten, their people they go and die for them, protecting them.
Democracy breeds what you live and experiencing today.
Regardless of your perception of Athens history, the only democracy that has any merit is direct , not representative.
“The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.”
Representative Democracy is an achievable goal in present time, the citizens could vote on every bill, representatives were only necessary in the 1800’s, not in today’s world. Yes voting rights for slaves, we can move on, we don’t need to get stuck where we are.
Watch “The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer” It’s funny and explains what would happen if your proposal was adopted.
Any particular American worker pays over 5 months of his ‘wages’ to tax, three months of those removed before the money touches his hand.
Further, as you probably know, he’s compelled by threat of force and impoverishment to file his labor sales repot with his owners at the end of the working year. He’s been told he’s ‘filing his taxes’ and he believes it.
But no voting rights for slaves. The voters of Athens were the ruling class, their House of Lords.
All forms of the state have democracy for their truth, and for that reason are false to the extent that they are not democracy(Karl Marx)
That’s the thing, Mike.
There is no way to change the circumstance of the system by operating inside of it.
The only option for writing an interesting page in a history book is to disengage federal rituals, and peaceably assemble behind closed doors.
The goal, or result anyway, of that activity would be to draw out authority’s belligerence, but no open war could be fought by the people.
The disengaging population’s only options would be to brook that belligerence day to day until it was whittled away and forgotten, or inflamed in such a way that it could easily be co-opted in ways you’ve already described.
Ideally, receiving that belligerence, a more narrow band of men and women would properly respond to it by promptly, with courage, assassinating political agents and owners of grand capital.
It’s my opinion that small arms should be distributed to the entire global peasantry too.
Leaders (elites in general) are always a product of collective state of awareness of society. Unfortunately those sane and intelligent Brits that we see in this comments section do not represent the majority of UK’s population.
unfortunately in no western country the intelligent common sense people are majority. But then again in west been normal, is an anathema and soon against their law.
I personally took this photo in the same period nearby. Tell me exactly who does this guy look like in disguise? https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c80d5a9797e6cfbcedea70e7411244a03c6b653c1233aeedec792f9de11e2153.jpg
Lol! Vlad, this time they have undeniable evidence! You can’t possibly escape now.
I am so sick and tired of the same BS by the US and indeed my UK, effing pathetic + Embarrassing:
US following orders from the ones who make the colony. Uk whose orders exactly is following?
Obviously it’s the satanik jewz, Promethias.
Ditto, but, you were too polite with your words. Have you seen ‘Dimwit Williamson’ has been inspecting the troops in Ukraine? Wonder if he noticed the Swa stikas?
Did you mean Tim “Nice but Dim” ?
Brilliant, so forgot about him. Perfect comparison.
Cabinet Meeting – Tim Nice-But-Dim’s school re-union – Harry Enfield – BBC… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NC0IJQ_s7No
With May – Tim Nice-But-Dim interview – Harry Enfield and Chums – BBC… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJd842n0dhQ
Ah, the good old times !!.
Where did all the humour go?
I know, I know….arrrrghhhh. Even with the family here (Dutch), FFS, no humour at all with the exception of the daughter – the wife is like a moving grave stone.
Humour is not allowed anymore.
Tell me about.
That attention hungry chicken calls herself “Putins enemy”? It seems that she found a way to make some shekels :) What a farse!
Note to self – pack lunch when visiting Salisbury
watch out. the GRU could steal your bag while you aren’t looking and put a fly or something into your sandwich.
Somebody should make a meme with that. :-)
note to self it would been better, to eliminate the general area, from visiting destinations.
That made me chuckle :)
Here we go again with the criminal Theresa May government trying to raise the stakes in a poker game on a busted flush… Basically the UK government is stuck with their lies about the Novichok poisonings and rather than admit they made some horrendous mistakes are pushing their lies even harder…
That kind of action could eventually topple the UK government and rightfully so!
what should worry you is, how they chose to underestimate not only the UK population, but also the global populations intelligence and this people who did so have access to weapons that can bring great destruction globally.
As for toppling the government, tell me one single western government that is not a copy of each other. You think if they drop the cow will get anything better, or something will change?
I hope the Scripal lies do bring down the government. They are shameful.
My God brits just go and FUCK OFF already with you and your stupid poisoning shit.
Great report from the highly respected toilet paper roll known as “The Sun”. One typo I noted in the article, they spelled Shapiro’s vocation wrong – they wrote “ex-model”, where the correct spelling is “hooker”. It is also noteworthy that her husband either IS, or shares the same name with, a rabidly anti-Russian third rate propagandist, professional liar and bullshit artist (also named Alex King) who spreads his shit under the moniker “Glasnost Gone” on Youtube and Twitter. I am looking into this, but I am pretty sure this is the same dude.
Well spotted Russell.
This Alex King? https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiew8yCucfdAhWnIjQIHfcKCb0QjRx6BAgBEAU&url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fglasnostgone%2Fstatus%2F735915983936880640&psig=AOvVaw2KyGYdQczLOYwBQRQu8mId&ust=1537459479450477
Let me think, is this a Ukrainian flag? Fascist?
I love the comments section of these novichok sagas.
She has the “look” off pat. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/5c4d853fd383ec8f40a2347f5185dc0444e4732f341b4d3866eb5f246ac8f4fe.jpg
That is the typical face of a tribe member!!!!
We can add to the list of Putin’s dastardly involvement (gasp!) with the following:
(a) Putin tears the tags off of pillows! (b) Putin jaywalks across streets! (c) Putin does not help little old ladies to cross streets! (d) Putin litters! (e) Putin pours out CO2 and pollutes our atmosphere! (f) Putin makes babies cry! (g) Putin swears and stammers! (h) Putin leaves the toilet seat up! (This is the best reason to bomb him alone..) (i) Putin does (or does not) give to charity! (j) Putin hates America (Don’t we all?) (k) Putin fights terrorists! (Damn him!!!) (l) Putin is smarter than Trump!
That list can be added to… But these are apparently good enough reasons to attack Russia….
It’s definitely, absolutely, 100% *not* the religion of peace denizens within the former Empire
The US & UK are the most internationally predatory and invasive governments in the history of mankind with no one else being even close. Politically motivated unsubstantiated accusations lacking credible evidence coming from them have to be treated with a lot of suspicion and viewed as evidence of possible criminal false accusations on the part of the US & UK governments.
I wouldn’t jump to conclusions on this, even though I know a lot of people would. Who says this wasn’t just yet another mafia feud, or even if these guys were did kill her on the behest of government policy that does not mean they acted on orders.
This will be the start of the ‘media needy’ demanding headlines?
Where does her surname originate from? Has she not figured, you do not go to Salisbury, if you are Russian. Wonder why she ended up leaving Russia, to live in England? Now besides the Cathedral, what else is Salisbury famous for, besides the Military, stationed in the area, plus, Porton Down.
Could Porton Down be providing the catering, to Italian Outlets in Salisbury? Gives a different meaning to BREXIT.
“Russia is capable of anything”
Other than successfully killing people.
Another article that should be retitled, “Empire in Decline.”