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By John Helmer, Moscow  @bears_with Lord Anthony Hughes (lead image, left), the chairman of the newly appointed inquiry into  allegations of Novichok plots and death in England in 2018, revealed on Friday that a British lawyer has been engaged to represent Sergei (centre) and Yulia Skripal (right) in the investigation he is conducting. This may mean […]

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By John Helmer, Moscow  @bears_with A new judge has been appointed out of retirement by the British Government to run a public inquiry into the cause of death of Dawn Sturgess in July 2018.  He is Anthony Hughes, Lord Hughes of Ombersley, 73, who retired as a judge of the Supreme Court, the highest of the […]

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by John Helmer, Moscow  @bears_with Baroness Heather Hallett (lead image, left), the second British state coroner responsible for investigating the cause of Dawn Sturgess’s death on July 8, 2018, revealed in a London court on Friday that she has resigned after less than a year in the coroner’s post. Sturgess died in Salisbury District Hospital four […]

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by John Helmer, Moscow  @bears_with In Moscow John Bull hasn’t performed so feebly as this since the summer of 1918 when the British plans to kill Lenin in Moscow and lead an intervention army from Arkhangelsk collapsed.  The BBC has failed to report the plot.  It has missed the laugh lines.   

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By John Helmer, Moscow  @bears_with During the US Army invasion of Morocco and Algeria in 1943, enroute to the invasion of Italy, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), as the CIA was called then, came up with the donkey turd bomb for destroying the enemy. Since 2014, the CIA has come up with the modern equivalent – […]

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By John Helmer, Moscow  @bears_with It is now one year and one month since there was a direct contact with Russia proving that either Sergei Skripal or Yulia Skripal, or both, are still alive. That was an hour-long telephone call from Yulia Skripal to her cousin Viktoria Skripal on November 21, 2020.   There has been […]

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By John Helmer, Moscow  @bears_with How to stop the US provocations aimed at pushing Russia to go to war in the Ukraine, and at claiming credit for deterring Russian from doing so? Impossible – the US cannot be stopped. But Germany, the country most likely to suffer the direct effects of war in the Ukraine, can […]

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By John Helmer, Moscow  @bears_with The British Government announced this week that after cancelling   the coroner’s court inquest into the death of Dawn Sturgess from alleged Russian Novichok attack, the public inquiry replacing the inquest will not start for more than a year — until February 2023. Sturgess died in Salisbury District Hospital on July 8, […]

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By John Helmer, Moscow  @bears_with About the Russiagate operation that continues in the US, Richard Sakwa (lead image), a professor at the University of Kent, has gotten one thing right and one thing wrong. The wrong turns out to be the same thing as the right. Russiagate, he says, defining that as the narrative of Russian […]

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By John Helmer, Moscow  @bears_with British government officials. state prosecutors,  and police have lied repeatedly in announcements over the past three years that they have issued European Arrest Warrants charging three Russian military officers with attempted murder using the Novichok chemical weapon against targets in England. The three Russians have been named in official British press […]