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  • Leading Russian critic of Putin's regime is poisoned in London

    11/18/2006 5:20:28 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 67 replies · 1,857+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 11/19/06 | Andrew Alderson, Chief Reporter and James Glover
    Scotland Yard has launched an investigation into an audacious attempt to murder – using a deadly poison – a leading Russian defector at a restaurant in London. Alexander Litvinenko, a former colonel in the Russian secret service and a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, was seriously ill under armed guard at a London hospital last night. Alexander Litvinenko defected to Britain six years ago A close friend of Mr Litvinenko said last night: "Alexander has no doubt that he was poisoned at the instigation of the Russian government." He has been living at a secret address in London with...