A secretive Russian military lab has been named as the source of the nerve agent used on ex-spy Sergei Skripal

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  • The nerve agent used on Sergei and Yulia Skripal has been traced to a specific Russian lab, according to media reports.
  • The Times newspaper named Shikhany military base as the source of the chemical.
  • Britain has not officially identified the location, but has said it has strong intelligence linking the chemical — called Novichok — to Russia.
  • Russia has denied any involvement in the poisoning at all.

The nerve agent used to poison ex-spy Sergei Skripal was made in a secretive military science facility in southwestern Russia, according to intelligence cited by British media.

The Times newspaper reported that British officials have linked the chemical used on Skripal and his daughter Yulia to Shikhany military base, Russia’s leading chemical research facility.

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