Prime Minister Theresa may said that working for the British intelligence service, Sergei Skripal was poisoned with the help of the developed in Russia toxic substances “Beginner”. According to the head of the British government, “Or it was about direct action against the Russian state of our country. Or the Russian government lost control of a potentially catastrophically dangerous nerve substance and allowed it to fall into the wrong hands.”
Skripal with his family near his home in the UK.
“Relying on the positive identification of the chemical leading experts of the world level science and technology laboratory Porton Down, we came to the conclusion that Russia produced before it and may continue to be able to do it, said Theresa may. The government concluded that the probability is high that Russia is responsible for this act against Sergei Skripal and Julia”.
About the poison “Beginner”, which was spoken of by the Prime Minister, we know quite a bit – and more rumors. According to unconfirmed official sources of information, even in the 1970s, the Soviet Union began work on a series nerve agents chemical agents of the third generation under the General designation of “Beginner”. According to the specialist in the field of chemical weapons, Mirzayanov Vila, the work continued, at least up to the 1990s inclusive. However, no reliable information on the structure and properties of these substances are not present.
The English Wikipedia talks about “the Beginner” as a series of nerve agents that have been developing a lift body in the Soviet Union in the seventies and eighties. “Presumably these are the most deadly poisons in existence, some variants of which may be five to eight times stronger than VX (organophosphorus chemical warfare agent nerve agents), although this was never proven.
This is the fourth generation chemical weapons, developed as part of the Soviet program, code-named “Foliant”. Initially designated K-84 and later renamed A-230 family analogs “Beginner’s” includes more than a hundred structural variants”. It further States that “these substances have been developed to achieve four objectives: to be undetectable for the NATO standard equipment for detection of chemical substances; the strike at NATO chemical protection; safety in use photo; obchod list of controlled precursors of the Convention on chemical weapons. Although it is stated that all these tasks were achieved, it is not yet proven”.
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