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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Developer “Newbie” disclosed method of identifying the manufacturer of the substance

One of the participants of the program for the development of nerve agents Novichok in the Soviet Union Vil Mirzayanov, told how experts will be able to determine where they originated by the agent that poisoned ex-GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. All this time received contradictory information, as some experts have argued that it is difficult to establish.

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As reported in an interview with RBC left in the United States, the Soviet party program to create “Newbie” Vil Mirzayanov, a nerve agent contains a component that is a “fingerprint” shows to his Creator.

He explained that if in cases of poisoning Skripal was used binary option then to obtain a toxic substance A-232 is necessary not only to mix the two components, but add a third, which is called the promoter. This substance helps to bind the by-products of the reaction, so they do not interfere with the binding substances.

Mirzayanov argues that this promoter is thus “fingerprint” by which to determine the origin of the toxic substance.

The publication says that in his time in the framework of the UN Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons Russia gave Britain the samples of gas which were produced at Novocheboksarsk plant. In turn, the Russian experts know what promoters are Americans.

Earlier, the head of the British foreign Ministry Boris Johnson in an interview with DW journalist Jeanne Nemcova said that British experts have determined that the nerve agent used in Salisbury was produced in Russia, as we have the appropriate samples.

However, not a Mirzayanov nor Johnson explained, could somewhere in Western laboratories to manufacture the substance, using the Russian technique and Russian promoter, so as to dramatize the involvement of Moscow in this case.

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