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The poison Novichok, used on a former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in South West England last week, was a chemical weapon produced by a 'highly secretive Soviet-era program to develop a new grade of undetectable nerve agents.' threadreaderapp.com/thread/9738657…
The British consulate in St. Petersburg was also ordered to close and the British Council must stop its work in Russia. British Council was used as a cover organization for British intelligence officers. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
The Russian ex-spy who along with his daughter was poisoned by a nerve agent in the U.K. may have been exposed to the neurotoxin through his car's ventilation system. Affecting 38 persons, medically. abcnews.go.com/amp/Internatio…
International chemical weapons experts, from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), are to gather samples from the nerve agent ‘Novichok’, involved in the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. rferl.org/a/29108252.html
The EU has offered the UK "unqualified solidarity" in its investigation into the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury. bbc.com/news/uk-434538…
‘The Spanish connection runs through the Skripal story. British and Spanish security agencies have been in liaison since the poisoning in Salisbury, according to a number of sources.’ independent.co.uk/news/world/eur…
The police have presented a timeline of Skripal and his daughter Yulia, where the two visited the graves of their family the morning they were poisoned. Now investigators to exhume the bodies of Skripal’s deceased wife and son, in order to re-examine the cause of death on both.
Here's a timeline of some of the statements by Russian officials and others on the Skripal poisoning affair... Deny And Distort 🇷🇺 Russia's Changing Story On Skripal Poisoning. rferl.org/a/timeline-den…
'The effects are wide-ranging with the most critical being on lung and heart function. Respiratory paralysis is common in severe poisoning and the resulting lack of oxygen to critical organs, such as the heart and brain, can have serious consequences.' theconversation.com/novichok-the-d…
Second policeman involved in investigation of Skripal’s poisoning hospitalized. en.crimerussia.com/gromkie-dela/s…
The distributor of the banned substance could be chemist Leonid Rink, who prepared Novichok. He worked as the Chief of a branch of the State Scientific Research Institute...this institute that was engaged in the development of chemical weapons. en.crimerussia.com/gromkie-dela/c…
Sergei and Yulia Skripal still in critical condition from chemical weapon nerve agent poisoning, announced in London.
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#Skripal #Skripalcase #Novichok
Sergei Skripal wrote to President Putin asking to be allowed to return home, a friend of the former spy told BBC.
Vladimir Timoshkov said Mr Skripal denied he was "a traitor" and asked for "complete forgiveness". The Kremlin denies receiving such a letter. bbc.com/news/uk-435239…
About 20 countries intend to expel employees of Russian embassies over the case of Skripal.

“The unprecedented coordinated round of expulsions will begin on Monday [March 26] with the recall of the European Union ambassador in Moscow for four weeks" en.crimerussia.com/gromkie-dela/a…
France, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania all ready to expel their Russian diplomats and representatives linked to Kremlin, in solidarity with the United Kingdom. en.crimerussia.com/gromkie-dela/f…
The Russian ex-spy Skripal and daughter Yulia disabled GPS tracking on their mobile phones during their conversation in Salisbury before poisoned. Skripal and his daughter could not be reached for four hours and could have had a secret meeting. en.crimerussia.com/gromkie-dela/s…
Detectives investigating the attempted murders of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal have said they believe the pair were poisoned with a nerve agent at the front door of his Salisbury home. theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/m…
Sergei Skripal and daughter were poisoned with novichok on their front door; confirmed.

Around 250 Scotland Yard and MI6 counter terrorism detectives continue to investigate. independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/…
The daughter of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal is getting better after spending three weeks in critical condition due to a nerve toxin attack at his home in England, the hospital where she is being treated. mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/id…
‘But the assassins knew the nerve agent would be identified, and knew it would be linked to Russia, the officials said. That was meant to send a chilling message to others who would think of defecting to, or informing, the West.’ nytimes.com/2018/04/01/wor…
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