PressTV-Huge Russia flag flies in UK town home to double spy

The poisoning case of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal in Britain has come to an interesting point as unknown people fly a huge Russia flag in the city where the controversial attack took place last year.

British media said the giant tricolor had been draped from a monumental cathedral in Salisbury earlier on Sunday in an apparent show of support for Russia amid an ongoing diplomatic standoff with London over the poisoning attack in March last year on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

Local officials said they had swiftly removed the flag which was hung high on scaffolding over the north front of the cathedral. Police said it was examining CCTV footage to obtain more information.

The apparent pro-Russia stunt came a day after reports suggested British investigators had identified a third Russian military intelligence officer who could have been involved in the attack on the Skripals.

Two Russians had earlier…

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