Putin abolished ZATO Shikhany
Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to abolish the closed administrative-territorial entity (ZATO), city of Shikhany, Saratov region, the corresponding decree published on the official Internet portal of legal information, RIA “Novosti”.
“Based on the law of the Russian Federation from July, 14th, 1992 n 3297-I “About closed administratively-territorial education” and in accordance with the proposal of the government of the Russian Federation decrees: 1. To abolish, as of 1 January 2019 closed administrative-territorial education the city of Shikhany, Saratov region”, — the document says.
The government is instructed jointly with the government of the Saratov region to undertake the necessary measures for the elimination BUT in the past six months.
Earlier, the British intelligence said that the substance that had poisoned Sergey and Yulia Skrypali in British Salisbury, was allegedly produced at the military research base in the closed city of Shikhany.
While the British military chemists in the laboratory Porton down failed to set the country of origin of venom “Beginner”.