Blowing up Russia

Blowing up Russia : The Book that Got Litvinenko Assassinated

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Updated edition of the book that got former FSB Colonel Alexander Litvinenko killed according to MI6. It unveils the first-ever fake news campaign that the FSB created to have former FSB head Vladimir Putin elected as President of Russia.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 22 x 198 x 19mm | 322g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 4th New edition
  • 1783341556
  • 9781783341559
  • 33,929

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`A book that should contain a very serious health warning on the cover.' Andrew Marr, Sunday AM - `Tightly argued.' Sunday Times - Sunday Times Best Current Affairs Book - `Frightening.' Sunday Telegraph - `Disturbing reading.' Mail on Sunday - `One of the severest attacks on the present Russian leadership in print.' Tribune - `Rich in political intrigue.' Good Book Guide - `Pull-no-punches expose.' Independent - `Iconic.' Sunday Business Post (Ireland) - `Was Litvinenko murdered because of this book?' Irish Independent - `For clues as to who wanted Alexander Litvinenko, you need look no farther.' Oleg Gordievsky, The Times - `Demands our attention.' Nicholas Shakespeare, Daily Telegraph - `As vivid condemnation of the Putin regime as has yet been written.' Sunday Times - `A spy shocker.' Western Morning News - `Crucially important.' Robert Service, Professor of Russian History Oxford University, Sunday Times
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About Alexander Litvinenko

Former FSB Colonel Alexander Litvinenko was killed on the orders of Vladimir Putin, the Litvinenko Inquiry found in 2016, by Polonium 210 in his tea. Yuri Felshtinsky co-wrote the book with Alexander Litvinenko and is an expert on Russia's secret service and was a Hoover Institute Fellow at the University of Stanford. He appears with regularity on BBC and Sky news to comment on Russian affairs.
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