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Death of a Dissident

Autor: Goldfarb, Alex
Litvinenko, Marina

Editorial: Simon & Schuster

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Death of a Dissident : The assassination of former Russian intelligence officer Alexander "Sasha" Litvinenko in November 2006 - poisoned by the rare radioactive element polonium - caused an international sensation. Within a few short weeks, the fit forty-three-year-old lay gaunt, bald, and dying in a hospital, the victim of a "tiny nuclear bomb." Suspicions swirled around Russia's FSB, the successor to the KGB, and the Putin regime. Traces of polonium radiation were found in Germany and on certain airplanes, suggesting a travel route from Russia for the carriers of the fatal poison. But what really happened? What did Litvinenko know? And why was he killed? The full story of Sasha Litvinenko's life and death is one that the Kremlin does not want told. His closest friend, Alex Goldfarb, and his widow, Marina, are the only two people who can tell it all, from firsthand knowledge, with dramatic scenes from Moscow to London to Washington. Death of a Dissident reads like a political thriller, yet its story is more fantastic and frightening than any novel.

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Crímenes Verdaderos   Murder - General

ISBN 13:9781847370815
ISBN 10:1847370810
Formato:Tapa Dura
Tamaño:9.13" l x 6.22" w x 1.50" h