Disposable. Insignificant. Irrelevant. How the Kremlin views European Citizens
Skripal. Everyone knows that name now. Sergei Skripal has now become
synonymous with Russian assassination and Putin’s reckless pursuit of
his enemies on foreign soil.
Skripal, former Russian military officer and UK double agent, and his
daughter Yulia survived the attack on their lives. The nerve agent,
Novichok, used by the Russian assassin, failed to take their lives.
Other innocent British citizens were not as fortunate.
a gun or knife, releasing a nerve agent in a public area is not a
surgical attack. It is not one done with care, only harming the intended
target. Russia used a biological weapon to send a message. That not
only is the target expendable but so is anyone else unfortunate enough
to come across it. That the lives of British citizens are disposable as
long as Putin meets his goals.
particular attack left one British citizen dead and severely sickened
five others who now face life-long health problems. Two of those victims
were British police investigators.