Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Latest on the Skripal False Flag - "Yulia Skripal is Plainly Under Duress" Craig Murray

                              Guinea Pig on Short Leash
Please read the following
Guest Column by Craig Murray and I will have comments to follow:
Yulia Skripal Is Plainly
Under Duress 180

"Only the Russians have allowed us to hear the actual voice of Yulia Skripal, in that recorded conversation with her cousin. So the one thing we know for certain is that, at the very first opportunity she had, she called back to her cousin in Russia to let her know what is going on. If you can recall, until the Russians released that phone call, the British authorities were still telling lies that Sergei was in a coma and Yulia herself in a serious condition.
We do not know how Yulia got to make the call. Having myself been admitted unconscious to hospital on several occasions, each time when I came to I found my mobile phone in my bedside cabinet. Yulia’s mobile phone plainly had been removed from her and not returned. Nor had she been given an official one – she specifically told her cousin that she could not call her back on that phone as she had it temporarily. The British government could have given her one to keep on which she could be called back, had they wished to help her.
The most probable explanation is that Yulia persuaded somebody else in the hospital to lend her a phone, without British officials realising. That would explain why the first instinct of the British state and its lackey media was to doubt the authenticity of the call. It would explain why she was able to contradict the official narrative on their health, and why she couldn’t get a return call. It would, more importantly, explain why her family has not been able to hear her voice since. Nor has anybody else.
It strikes me as inherently improbable that, when Yulia called her cousin as her first act the very moment she was able, she would now issue a formal statement through Scotland Yard forbidding her cousin to be in touch or visit. I simply do not believe this British Police statement:
“I was discharged from Salisbury District Hospital on the 9th April 2018. I was treated there with obvious clinical expertise and with such kindness, that I have found I missed the staff immediately.
“I have left my father in their care, and he is still seriously ill. I too am still suffering with the effects of the nerve agent used against us.
“I find myself in a totally different life than the ordinary one I left just over a month ago, and I am seeking to come to terms with my prospects, whilst also recovering from this attack on me.
“I have specially trained officers available to me, who are helping to take care of me and to explain the investigative processes that are being undertaken. I have access to friends and family, and I have been made aware of my specific contacts at the Russian Embassy who have kindly offered me their assistance in any way they can. At the moment I do not wish to avail myself of their services, but, if I change my mind I know how to contact them.
“Most importantly, I am safe and feeling better as time goes by, but I am not yet strong enough to give a full interview to the media, as I one day hope to do. Until that time, I want to stress that no one speaks for me, [except Scotland Yard which wrote this piece and made it public] or for my father, but ourselves. I thank my cousin Viktoria for her concern for us, but ask that she does not visit me or try to contact me for the time being. Her opinions and assertions are not mine and they are not my father’s.
“For the moment I do not wish to speak to the press or the media, and ask for their understanding and patience whilst I try to come to terms with my current situation.”
There is also the very serious question of the language it is written in. Yulia Skripal lived part of her childhood in the UK and speaks good English. But the above statement is in a particular type of formal, official English of a high level which only comes from a certain kind of native speaker.
“At the moment I do not wish to avail myself of their services” – wrote no native Russian speaker, ever.
Nor are the rhythms or idioms such as would in any way indicate a translation from Russian. Take “I thank my cousin Viktoria for her concern for us, but ask that she does not visit me or try to contact me for the time being. Her opinions and assertions are not mine and they are not my father’s.” Not only is this incredibly cold given her first impulse was to phone her cousin, the language is just wrong. It is not the English Yulia would write and it is awkward to translate into Russian, thus not a natural translation from it.
To put it plainly, as someone who has much experience of it, the English of the statement is precisely the English of an official in the UK security services and precisely not the English of somebody like Yulia Skripal or of a natural translation from Russian.
Yulia is, of course, in protective custody “for her own safety”. At the very best, she is being psychologically force-fed the story about the evil Russian government attempting to poison her with the doorknob, and she is being kept totally isolated from any influence that may reinforce any doubts she feels as to that story. There are much worse alternatives involving threat or the safety of her father. But even at the most benevolent reading of the British authorities’ actions, Yulia Skripal is being kept incommunicado, and under duress."

Greencrow comments:  Apparently the Russian Embassy in UK says same thing as Craig Murray.  The very strange restriction of movement/freedom imposed on Yulia makes her look more like some kind of a hostage or "asset" every day.
The Russian Embassy in the UK, having been whipsawed around by the "Skripal" lies and absurdities for weeks now, is weirdly prevented from doing due diligence following the possible abduction of one of its citizens.  The Red Queen, having had to "walk back" from the "Off With Your Head!" attack on Russia--due to the amazing recovery of the Russian double agent and his daughter--from whatever it was that may or may not have transpired to them on a park bench in Salisbury.... is now being very mysterious and getting someone [either the Mad Hatter or the March Hare?] to write "proper" English letters on behalf of Yulia.  Next thing we'll see is one of those letters made from cut out words and sentences in newspapers.

Others have noticed the strange irregularities as well.  It would appear that Scotland Yard would very much like to see this particular botch-up disappear from the newz headlines ASAP.

Unfortunately, it appears that the West's strategy is to have a new false flag or false flag hoax every couple of order to completely tie up the Russian Government and prevent it from dealing with domestic and/or genuine international crises. My Suggestion to the Kremlin? - set up a new government department: "Ministry of Hoaxes/False Flags". Appoint a complete staff, including "Minister of False Flags", deputy ministers and public relations spokespersons to deal with all upcoming episodes. Refer all inquiries and upcoming hoaxes/False Flags to them.  This will take the pressure off of Putin and the regular Russian bureaucracy.


james@wpc said...

This is off-topic, gc, but I thought you would be interested (but not surprised)

greencrow said...

Hi James:

That link goes to my "Sodom and Gomorrah" Theory of Western "power". I am working on a post about it. Thanks for the link.