(Joyce Lee, Will Englund/The Washington Post)
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How the world learned about Novichok, Russia’s secret, deadly nerve agent

September 7, 2018 | 2:10 PM GMT
In 1992, two Russian scientists approached The Post's Will Englund, then the Moscow correspondent for the Baltimore Sun, about the country’s secret efforts to create Novichok, the deadly nerve agent that would later allegedly be used to poison double agent Sergei Skripal.