Straight out of a spy novel, learn the story behind the shocking political murder of Litvinenko and how he helped the police on his deathbed.
It’s the true story of the polonium poisoning case that shocked the world.
Alexander Litvinenko died in London in 2006, from the first registered case of poisoning by radioactive polonium-201. It was dispensed in his tea in a London hotel and the case caused shockwaves around the world. Litvinenko was a former officer of the Russian FSB secret service, and specialised in tackling organised crime. After being arrested on charges of exceeding the authority of his position – after publicly accusing his superiors of an assassination – he fled to London and was granted asylum.
Learn the story behind the shocking political murder of Litvinenko and how he helped the police on his deathbed. It recreates each step of the lengthy police inquiry, which up until now has remained secret, and reveals for the first time the extraordinary details of the investigation into the death of the former Russian spy through the experiences of the key Scotland Yard detectives, who have never before spoken to the media.
See how the FSB nearly got away with murder and demonstrates the ramifications that are still being played out today.
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