Keywords: alexander litvinenko

Putin's Labyrinth

Putin's Labyrinth


Steve LeVine

ISBN: 9781588368157
Year of publication: 2008

Steve LeVine PUTINS LABYRINTH Spies, Murder, and the Dark Heart of the New Russia PREFACE Just before midnight on November 1, 2006, Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian intelligence agent living in political exile in London, awoke terribly sick. Within days, a ghastly photograph of his wasted body in a hospital bed shocked the world. Three weeks later, he was dead. He had been poisoned by polonium-210, a radioactive isotope that investigators believed had been slipped into a beverage. The ...

Keywords: Alexander Litvinenko Anna Politkovskaya Boris Berezovsky Nord-Ost Paul Klebnikov