The Embassy warned visiting Stonehenge Russians about the interest of the security services
Located in the UK, Stonehenge and Salisbury, the Russian tourists risk to attract the attention of British intelligence, said in a message on the page of the Russian Embassy in Twitter. “They really need “proof” of Russian involvement in the poisoning of Sergey and Yulia Skrobala,” explained the diplomatic mission.
On Thursday, the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova also recommended that the Russians to be cautious when visiting the Salisbury district and to have at itself phone numbers of Russian diplomatic missions. She recalled that the nearby military facility and chemical laboratory Porton Down.
Stonehenge is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, a UNESCO world heritage site. It represents an ancient stone structure (cromlech), consisting of arranged in a circle of large menhirs.
Stonehenge is located 13 km North of Salisbury and 3.2 km West of Amesbury. In the first town in early March, the poisoning of a former double agent of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia nervously-paralytic substance “Newbie”. In the second city at the end of June new effects “Newbie” was subjected to two British Charlie Rowley and his girlfriend don Sturges. As a result of poisoning died. According to the British police, the couple interacted with the container, which kept intended for Skripal toxic substance.
British authorities have accused of involvement in the poisoning in Salisbury Russia. Moscow denies any wrongdoing and the very existence of the country of chemical weapons.