“The preparation of this terrorist act and the training of military personnel (…) were carried out by British specialists”. On October 29, Moscow accused the United Kingdom of being involved in explosions on the Nord Stream gas pipelines and a drone attack. Wrong, London had replied, for whom “the Russian assailant sought to ‘divert attention from his disastrous handling of the unlawful invasion of Ukraine“. Except that revelations published in the British press come to accredit the thesis of the Kremlin.
This is the very serious Times who, on Wednesday, lit the fuse. If the attack on the gas pipelines and that of the drones is not mentioned, the presence of British soldiers on Ukrainian soil is a reality. In any case, this is what Robert Magowan explains: according to this former general commander of the Royal Marines, around 350 soldiers from the “45th commandos”, a regiment specializing in warfare in the Arctic environment, left an exercise in Norway last January. , towards kyiv to evacuate the British Embassy to Poland.