Originally posted by makeitso
Two US women Poisoned with thallium in Russia
Originally posted by maloy
he was in KGB, he has a weird dictator-like name, and he is one sinister looking guy. I mean come-on he is the perfect villain.
from news link British prosecutors have demanded Russia extradite an ex-KGB agent to face murder charges over the death of former spy Alexander Litvinenko, plunging chilly ties with Moscow to a new low.
Russian authorities immediately said they would not hand over Andrei Lugovoi despite London's demands for "full cooperation" over the Cold War-style affair
from same linkRussia is also at odds with the West over the US missile defence system to be deployed in central Europe and United Nations plans to grant Kosovo independence from its ally Serbia
Originally posted by djohnsto77
I don't think Hellmutt has anything wrong.
Polonium is used as a particle source in some nuclear weapons designs to help initiate the nuclear reaction.
The former officer of the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation, Alexander Litvinenko, poisoned in London by radioactive polonium in November, 2006, probably, planned murder of the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, and had been preparing for a series of acts of terrorism, one of which " would shake all Russia and the whole world ", ex-FSB agent Vyacheslav Zharko is quoted today by the Moscow-based daily Izvestia as saying.