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Alexander Litvinenko

How A Former Russian Spy Helped Solve His Own Murder

The Guardian | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.24.2016 | World

This week, the inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko will deliver its findings....

Putin Probably Approved Killing Of Ex-Agent, UK Judge Says

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 01.21.2016 | World

LONDON (AP) — President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan by Russia's FSB security service to kill a former agent-turned-Kremlin critic w...

Litvinenko Lawyer Accuses Putin Of Personally Ordering Former Spy's Murder

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.31.2015 | World

LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is a "tin pot despot" who personally ordered the 2006 poisoning murder of ex-KGB agent A...

Interview With Marina Litvinenko, Widow of Poisoned Ex-FSB Operative and Putin Critic Alexander Litvinenko

Samuel Ramani | Posted 06.15.2015 | World
Samuel Ramani

Marina Litvinenko is the widow of Russian FSB agent Alexander Litvinenko, who fled Russia for the United Kingdom in 2000. Alexander Litvinenko was murdered by radioactivity poisoning in London in 2006; and since then, Marina Litvinenko has become an activist who has pushed for several inquiries into the events leading to his death.

Nemtsov Is Dead and I Blame You

Nina Kalandadze | Posted 05.09.2015 | World
Nina Kalandadze

I am angry with you because you traded in freedom for a little bit of comfort; you ignored all the warning signs or, even worse, knew what was happening but decided not to get involved.

U.S. Less Hospitable to Whistleblowers Than Country That Poisons Them With Polonium

Jerome Halligan | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
Jerome Halligan

When Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contractor who leaked classified information about vast NSA information-gathering capabilities, accepted ...

UK Halts Inquiry Into Ex-Spy's Mysterious Death

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2013 | World

By Michael Holden LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) - The British government has turned down a request for a public inquiry into the murd...

Lawyer For Poisoned Russian Ex-Spy Accuses UK Of Cover-Up

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 02.26.2013 | World

LONDON -- A lawyer for the family of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko accused the British and Russian governments Tuesday of trying to stymie a...

Arafat Inquiry Spotlights Radioactive Poison

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 09.04.2012 | Science

LONDON -- Polonium first hit the headlines when it was used to kill KGB agent-turned-Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006. This week...

Cameron Makes First Visit To Moscow By British Leader In Six Years

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 11.12.2011 | World

MOSCOW — British Prime Minister David Cameron declared Monday that Russia and Britain must set aside bitter disputes over the poisoning death of...

Cameron Vows To Bring Litvinenko Killer To Justice

PA | Posted 11.11.2011 | Home

David Cameron has insisted that Britain would not give up on bringing Alexander Litvinenko's killer to justice as he kicked off his visit to Russ...

Viktor And Marina Kalashnikov, Russian Dissident Journalists, Possibly 'Poisoned' In Germany

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

German authorities have launched an investigation into a possible poisoning attack against a Russian dissident couple living in Berlin, the BBC is rep...

Moscow's Shadow War - Playing Now in Poland

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

More than 200,000 Chechens have died on Moscow's orders. The photographic evidence of mutilation, torture, electric shocks and eye-gouging are impossible to ignore, but the West remains indifferent.

An Oligarch, a Poisoning Suspect and an Opposition Leader May Run For Mayor of Sochi

Russia Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russia Magazine

The city which hosts the Olympics in 2014 and becomes a showcase of Russian international standing over the next five years is up for grabs. That elevates the mayoral election in a small resort town of Sochi to the national level.