Skripal was poisoned full glass “Newbie”

Skripal was poisoned full glass “Newbie”

For the poisoning of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia was used from 50 to 100 grams of nerve agents in liquid form. This was stated by the head of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW), Ahmed üzümcü, reports The New York Times.


This amount of poison is much more that could be created in research centres, and so almost certainly was synthesized as weapons, he said, adding he did not have exact figures.

Üzümcü confirmed the hypothesis that “Newbie” was used in Salisbury is in liquid form, the OPCW experts took samples from door knobs at home Skripal, in the Park, and “in several other places, which was attended by the victims”. Particularly, he stressed that this form of poison high purity are particularly resistant to environmental influences and weather conditions — because of that, managed to identify the type of nerve agent.

Nerve gas “Beginner”, which, allegedly, was poisoned, former GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia, produced and stockpiled in the Czech Republic. On may 3 said the President of the Central European countries. “Don’t be hypocritical. No need to lie about it,” he said.

Skripal and his daughter was found unconscious in the street in the British Salisbury in early March. According to the London crime scene were found traces of a substance family are “Beginner”, developed in the Soviet Union for military purposes. Moscow denies the accusations.

On 12 April, the OPCW confirmed that Skrobala poisoned nervously-paralytic substance, however, the report does not mention the name “Beginner”. The UK has considered these findings a proof of Russian guilt in the attack on former spy.