Novichok is a 'dangerous and sophisticated' Soviet-era nerve agent — here's how it works and why it's so lethal

Credit: Business Insider- Published on March 13, 2018
· *Chemical weapons called nerve agents were likely used in the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy, and his daughter Yulia.*
· *UK authorities identified the nerve agent as a Novichok, a class of chemicals that means "newcomer" in Russian.*
· *Novichok nerve agents were developed by the Soviet Union and...

Recent related videos from verified sources

Nerve agent creator & Soviet weapons whistleblower warns Novichok kills 01:03
Credit: Euronews English - Published on March 13, 2018 

Ex-double agent in U.K. poisoned with Russian nerve agent 01:05
Credit: TomoNews US - Published on March 13, 2018 

U.K.: Nerve Agent Used On Russian Spy Among "Deadliest Ever Made" 00:57
Credit: Wochit News - Published on March 13, 2018 

PM Theresa May Gives Putin Until Midnight To Explain Nerve Gas Assassination Attempt 00:51
Credit: Wochit - Published on March 13, 2018 

You might like