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  • The Polonium Diversion

    12/27/2006 12:16:00 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 10 replies · 555+ views ^ | December 10, 2006 | Edward Jay Epstein
    The Polonium Diversion At least a dozen people have been contaminated by the rare radioactive isotope Polonium 210. The list includes Alexander Litvinenko, the ex-Lieutenant Colonel in the KGB who died from a dose of Polonium 210 in London on November 23rd; Andrei Lugovoi, a former colleague of Litvinenko in the KGB, who met with Litvinenko at the Pine bar of the Millennium Hotel in London the day he became ill, November 1st; Dmitry Lugovoi, Lugovoi’s business associate, who also attended that November 1st meetings; 7 employees of the Millennium Hotel; Mario Scaramella, an Italian security consultant, who dined with...
  • England - Charge In 'Extraordinarily Grave Crime' (Litvinenko polonium murder)

    05/22/2007 2:52:43 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 6 replies · 739+ views
    Sky News (excerpt) ^ | May 22, 2007
    Excerpt - A Moscow based man is to be charged in connection with the murder of the former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has said it will ask for the extradition of a former KGB agent Andrei Lugovoy. At a news conference Director of Public Prosecutions Sir Ken Macdonald said: " I have today concluded that the evidence given to us by the police is sufficient to charge Andrei Lugovoy with the murder of Mr Litvinenko by deliberate poisoning. "I have instructed CPS lawyers to take immediate steps to seek the early extradition of Andrei Lugovoy...
  • Second Man In Coma? (and bartenders at London Hotel are radioactive)

    12/07/2006 5:05:34 PM PST · by RDTF · 9 replies · 975+ views
    Sky News via Drudge Report ^ | November 7, 2006 | Sky News
    There is confusion over reports that a man who met former Russian spy Alexander Livtinenko has fallen into a coma with radiation poisoning. Dmitry Kovtun met Mr Livtinenko on November 1, the day it is believed he was poisoned with radioactive substance polonium-210. Russian's interfax news agency said that Mr Kovtun fell into a coma immediately after being questioned by British and Russian detectives, with doctors describing his condition as "critical". However, a lawyer for another wintess in the Litvinenko denied the reports. Andrei Romashov said: "His health right at this minute is no different from the state of his...