Author:Alex Goldfarb with Marina Litvinenko

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Death of a Dissident: The Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the Return of the KGB

By: Alex Goldfarb with Marina Litvinenko

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pocket Books: 2008

Edition: Updated

Seller ID: 239696

ISBN: 1847391079

Condition: Very Good Condition


The first reports seemed absurd. A Russian dissident, formerly an employee of the KGB and its successor, the FSB, had seemingly been poisoned in a London hotel. As Alexander Litvinenko's condition worsened, however, and he was transferred to hospital and placed under armed guard, the story took a sinister turn. On 23 November 2006, Litvinenko died, apparently from polonium-210 radiation poisoning. He himself, in a dramatic statement from his deathbed, accused his former employers at the Kremlin of being responsible for his murder. Who was Alexander Litvinenko? What had happened in Russia since... View more info