The alleged Russian double agent poisoned along with his daughter in Salisbury, England last weekend has been linked to former British Spy Christopher Steele, who was paid by Hillary Clinton's people to compile the dodgy dossier on Trump in the 2016 US election, according to financial news site Zero Hedge. Steel's dossier led to the idiotic attempts by the US Democratic Party to have Donald Trump removed from office, without having produced a single piece of hard evidence on which to indict Trump.
Col Sergei Skripal, who is currently in intensive care after he and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with a suspected nerve agent, was recruited by MI6 while working at the British embassy in Estonia, according to Russian intelligence services. The Daily Stirrer has not featured this story previously as it has been seized upon by mainstream media and conveniently allowed them to sideline the bigger stories of the past week.
Yulia Skripal - collateral damage?
It is unfortunate that Sripal's daughter Yulia was harmed, to the best of our knowledge she is entirely innocent of malfeasance, but the usual "It's the Russians" screeching from mainstream media ignored the facts that Skripal was allegedly a double agent, being paid by both British and Russian intelligence services, and is also believed to have been involved in industrial espionage since being retired by the Russian government. such people tend to have a lot of enemies.
When Russia learned that Skripal had been paid by MI6 to expose undercover Russian intelligence agents in 2006, the same year Russian double-agent Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London, he was sentenced to 13 years in prison. Four years later he was among a group of prisoners released by Moscow in exchange for 10 US spies, after which he moved to the UK and befriended an employee of Christopher Steele, at that time a private security consultant, A report in The Daily Telegraph states:
The Telegraph understands that Col Skripal moved to Salisbury in 2010 in a spy swap and became close to a security consultant employed by Christopher Steele, who compiled the Trump dossier. -Telegraph
Steele's firm, Orbis Business Intelligence, notoriously assembled a series of memos containing anti-Trump opposition research to Fusion GPS, the first seventeen of which were compiled into the unverified "Trump-Russia" dossier which the FBI relied on to obtain a spy warrant against a Trump campaign associate.
21 people were taken to hospital last week, affected by a nerve agent released when Yulia Skripal reportedly opened a "gift from friends" as they ate in a restaurant. UK counterterrorism police and domestic security agency MI5 are investigating why the Russian double-agent was targeted seven years after his release from a Russian penal colony. Skripal's son, Alexander, died last year at the age of 43.
If Skripal assisted Steele in compiling the dossier, which relies on information from senior Russian officials despite Steele never having traveled to Moscow, it could explain the motive behind the assassination attempt in Salisbury town centre.
Valery Morozov, a former construction magnate who fled Russia after revealing corruption, claimed last night that Col Skripal, 66, was still working, and remained in regular contact with military intelligence officers at the Russian embassy. That would raise the possibility that he was still feeding intelligence to people in this country.