(2) An overview of the early history of the nerve agents
can be found at <http://www.mitretek.org/home.nsf/homelandsecurity/ HistoryNerveGases>, accessed on 30 January 2006.
VX is a nerve agent
which penetrates the skin and disrupts the nervous system and muscles around the lungs.
If, as claimed by the anonymous caller depicted earlier, additional chemical weapons containing nerve agents
actually had been hidden in populated areas throughout the United States, how would U.S.
The March attack on the Skripals prompted the biggest Western expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War as allies sided with Britain's view that Moscow was either responsible or had lost control of the nerve agent
This nerve agent
is organophosphate, what many of us commonly called Sheep Dip.
The judgment, which includes sworn court evidence from a Porton Down chemical and biological analyst, read that "Blood samples from Sergei Skripal and Yulia Skripal were analyzed and the findings indicated exposure to a nerve agent
or related compound.
But Putin, who referred to the incident as a "tragedy", said if the British claim of them being poisoned by the Soviet-designed nerve agent
were true, the victims would have died instantly.
"While the secretary-general is not in a position to attribute responsibility, he strongly condemns the use of any nerve agent
or chemical weapons and hopes the incident will be thoroughly investigated," Haq told reporters.
President Vladimir Putin faces a midnight deadline to explain to Britain how a nerve agent
developed by the Soviet Union was used to strike down a former Russian double agent who passed secrets to British intelligence.
The nerve agent
used to poison a former Russian double agent in the UK was suspected in the murders of a top Moscow banker and his secretary over 20 years ago.
RUSSIAN double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent
, counter-terror police believe.
Malaysian authorities announced Friday that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-nam, was killed with the toxic nerve agent