Communications, networks, content and technology. A multi-dimensional approach to disinformation. Report. Independent High level Group on fake news and online disinformation. European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication
Networks, Content and Technology. 40 S.
Theresa May, Premierministerin des Vereinigten Königreichs:
Either this was a direct act by the Russian State against our country.
Or conceivably, the Russian government could have lost control of a military-grade nerve agent and allowed it to get into the hands of others.
Auf der Basis bloßer Vermutungen ergreift May Strafmaßnahmen:
Die britische Regierung vermutet aufgrund des verwendeten Nervengifts Russland hinter dem Anschlag und kündigt Strafmaßnahmen gegen Rußland an
Es folgen Äußerungen zur Frage der möglichen Herkunft des Giftes seitens:
Vil S. Mirzayanov, ehem. Staatliches Forschungsinstitut für Organische Chemie und Technologie, Moskau, und Leiter der Abteilung für technische Spionageabwehr
Robin Black, ehem. Leiter des Detection Laboratory im Defence Science and Technology Laboratory in Porton Down, Salisburg
Craig Murray, ehem. britischer Botschafter in Usbekistan
Vil S. Mirzayanov, ehem. Staatliches Forschungsinstitut für Organische Chemie und Technologie, Moskau, und Leiter der Abteilung für technische Spionageabwehr:
One should be mindful that the chemical components or precursors of A-232 or its binary version novichok-5 are ordinary organophosphates that can be made at commercial chemical companies that manufacture such products as fertilizers and pesticides.
Dismantling the Soviet/ Russian Chemical Weapons Complex. An Insider’s View. Vil S. Mirzayanov. In: Chemical weapons in Russia. Problems and prospects. Report. 17 (1995), S. 21-33, hier S. 25
Mirzayanov, speaking at his home :
„Only the Russians“ developed this class of nerve agents, said the chemist. „They kept it and are still keeping it in secrecy.“
The only other possibility, he said, would be that someone used the formulas in his book to make such a weapon. …
He said that the Russians could argue that maybe someone had synthesized them „and they could make me guilty!“
It’s the Russians, says chemist who uncovered existence of ‚Novichok‘. AFP
„His book“ meint:
State secrets. An insider’s chronicle of the Russian Chemical Weapons Program
Robin Black, ehem. Leiter des Detection Laboratory im Defence Science and Technology Laboratory in Porton Down, Salisbury:
Shockingly, they [the weapons] can be created from common, unrestricted and undetectable industrial and agricultural chemicals available worldwide
In recent years, there has been much speculation that a fourth generation of nerve agents, ‘Novichoks’ (newcomer), was developed in Russia, beginning in the 1970s as part of the ‘Foliant’ programme, with the aim of finding agents that would compromise defensive countermeasures. Information on these compounds has been sparse in the public domain, mostly originating from a dissident Russian military chemist, Vil Mirzayanov. No independent confirmation of the structures or the properties of such compounds has been published.
Development, Historical Use and Properties of Chemical Warfare Agents. Royal Society of Chemistry. Robin Black. In: Chemical warfare toxicology. 1: Fundamental Aspects. S. 19
Craig Murray, ehem. britischer Botschafter in Usbekistan:
The novichok story is indeed another Iraqi wmd scam
Prime Minister Theresa May: PM Commons Statement on Salisbury incident response. 14 March 2018
Salisbury attack. Joint statement. The leaders of France, Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom
Foreign Secretary calls for a united response on the Salisbury incident.
Boris Johnson has spoken to some of the world’s top diplomats following the use of a military grade nerve agent, of a type developed by Russia, in Salisbury.
Auch: Sigmar Gabriel
„The Russian State was responsible for the attempted murder…and for threatening the lives of other British citizens in Salisbury“. Statement on a nerve agent attack in Salisbury. By Ambassador Jonathan Allen, Chargé d’Affaires, at a UN Security Council Briefing
Defence Secretary boosts Britain’s chemical capability as threat intensifies.
Gavin Williamson announces measures to maintain the UK’s world-leading chemical analysis and capability.
UN Security Council 8203rd Meeting: Moscow ‘highly likely’ behind Salisbury chemical attack, Prime Minister of United Kingdom says in letter to Security Council. Russian Federation calls statement irresponsible, threatening.
Bericht und Länderstatements, darunter Russische Föderation, UK.
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