The Guardian: the authorities of Salisbury, carried out a rebranding after poisoning Skrobala
The authorities of Salisbury, where, according to British investigators, was an attempted poisoning of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, trying to change the city’s image in the eyes of tourists.
The government hired consultants to rebrand that will to promote alternative images of Salisbury, writes The Guardian.
After reports of poisonings with nerve substance “Novice”, the number of visitors to the tourist city, according to the newspaper, fell by 14% compared to the previous year. The decrease in the number of visitors declared Salisbury Cathedral Salisbury Playhouse.
“Salisbury is world famous, but not for the reasons we would like,” said Council member Wiltshire on economic development and reconstruction of Salisbury Pauline Church. Power County emphasize that the Zizzi restaurant, pub Mill, and other objects that could visit Skrypali and the British Charlie Rowley and don Sturges, at the moment, “sanitized and safe”.
In March 2018 and Yulia Sergei Skripal was found unconscious at their home in Salisbury, the UK authorities have accused Russia of their poisoning with the Soviets developed nerve toxin “Beginner”. Later, British investigators named the suspects — Alexander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirov. According to Bellingcat and The Insider, the real name of Mr. Bashirov — Anatoly Chapiha. He was 39 years old, he is a Colonel of the GRU.
At the end of June in neighboring Amesbury “Newcomer” is also poisoned Charlie Rowley and don Sturges, who later died in hospital.