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  • The Polonium Diversion

    12/27/2006 12:16:00 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 10 replies · 555+ views
    EdwardJayEpstein.com ^ | 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...
  • Polonium 210 Found in Body of Former Russian Spy

    11/24/2006 7:04:42 AM PST · by edpc · 258 replies · 15,790+ views
    Drudge Report.com ^ | November 24, 2006 | Drudge
    Just a headline, as of 10AM.
  • Polonium-210? it's yours for $69, no questions asked

    11/30/2006 9:49:00 AM PST · by jdm · 19 replies · 3,641+ views
    Times Online (U.K.) ^ | Nov 30, 2006 | Tony Halpin in Moscow
    The radioactive poison used to kill the former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko is being offered for sale over the internet for less than £40. A company in the US claims to supply polonium-210 to anyone for just $69 plus postage and packing. A three-pack set of “alpha, beta, gamma” radioactive isotopes also includes polonium-210. United Nuclear, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, tells purchasers: “If you’re looking for clean, accurate, certified radiation sources, here they are. . . All isotopes are produced fresh in a nuclear reactor and shipped directly to you.” The company says that it has supplied radioactive materials...