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Malaysia airport VX poison trial suspended over witness statements

Five of the witnesses had gone missing.
Police officers in protective suits and masks work near the scene where former double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia were discovered.

The US is slapping Russia with new sanctions over allegations it poisoned an ex-spy on UK soil

The Trump administration is planning to impose targeted sanctions on Russia over the March poisoning of the former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter on British soil.
Emergency workers in protective suits search around John Baker House Sanctuary Supported Living after a major incident was declared when a man and woman were exposed to the Novichok nerve agent on July 6, 2018 in Salisbury, England.

Nerve agent that killed British woman and left her partner fighting for his life was found in perfume bottle, victim’s brother claims

The nerve agent that killed a woman and left her partner fighting for his life in England was contained in a perfume bottle, one of the victim’s brothers claims. Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley were hospitalized after falling ill, and investigators determined they had been exposed to Novichok.
A Soviet-era nerve agent called Novichok was likely used in the March 2018 attack of a former Russian spy and his daughter.

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

Novichok, a rare and highly toxic Soviet-era nerve agent, was used to attack former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, UK authorities say.
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There’s a huge caveat in the US’ expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats

Russia can send new diplomats to replace the ones who have been kicked out.
Military personnel wearing protective suits remove a police car and other vehicles from a public car park as they continue investigations into the poisoning of Sergei Skripal on March 11, 2018 in Salisbury, England.

Sergei Skripal was poisoned with nerve agent outside his front door, police say

We're finally beginning to understand how the former spy and his daughter were poisoned with a deadly Russian toxin.
Military personnel wearing protective suits remove a police car and other vehicles from a public car park as they continue investigations into the poisoning of Sergei Skripal on March 11, 2018 in Salisbury, England.

The police officer poisoned with nerve agent is out of hospital, but says his life will ‘never be the same’

DS Nick Bailey was exposed to novichok nerve agent while investigating the Sergei Skripal incident.
A child allegedly affected by a suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, on April 7, 2018.

A gas attack reportedly killed men, women, and children in Syria – here’s why the deadly chemical feels like ‘a knife made of fire&#...

A suspected sarin gas attack reportedly killed about 100 people in Douma, Syria on Saturday. Here's how the nerve agent works and why it's so deadly.

Nikki Haley says the US holds Russia ‘responsible’ for nerve-agent attack in the UK

"Alone, Russia's crime is worthy of this council's action" Haley said. "But this is not an isolated incident."