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Death of a Dissident

The Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the Return of the KGB

by Alex Goldfarb, Marina Litvinenko

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Death of a Dissident by Alex Goldfarb, Marina Litvinenko

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Alex Goldfarb, the close friend of murdered defector Litvinenko, with the help of his widow, tells the full story of the ex-spy's career, from his work with the FSB in Russia to his dramatic escape to Turkey and London, to his efforts to expose the FSB's assassinations and dirty tricks, up until his own dramatic poisoning in October 2006. Written in the style of a political thriller, Death of a Dissident will show how the Kremlin is torn by battles between oligarchs and the secret police, all under Vladimir Putin.

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