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The finale to the most sensational murder of 2006 is playing out in a London courtroom

Years before Russian president Vladimir Putin was pilloried by the West for invading Ukraine, he was accused of complicity in the most sensational story of 2006—the hideous death of a KGB defector named Alexander Litvinenko in London. 599 more words

Alexander Litvinenko inquiry: Post-mortem on poisoned former KGB spy 'one of most dangerous ever'

ABC News Barbara Miller 29 January 2015

The autopsy on the body of poisoned former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko has been described as one of the most dangerous ever undertaken, on day two of an inquiry into his death. 104 more words

Forensic Pathology

Litvinenko's deathbed indictment: Putin ordered his assassination by polonium poisoning

Londonmultimedianews.com Reporter at the Inquiry Tayo Popoola

The first day of the public inquiry into the death of former KGB spy Alexander Litvenenko by radioactive poisoning has heard that he told British police on his deathbed that he was certain he was targeted on the orders of Russian President Vladimir Putin. 352 more words

Crime

Litvinenko Enquiry begins at Royal Courts of Justice

Londonmultimedianews.com Reporter at the Inquiry Tayo Popoola

A public inquiry into the death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko has begun with its first full day of open proceedings. 410 more words

News

Marie Curie's Laboratory in Paris

The lab was built originally for Marie Curie between 1911 and 1914 so she could continue her experiments and research. It  was in 1911 that she received her second Nobel Prize, and to this day, she remains the only woman to have two. 201 more words

Elements Of The Earth

Does India need science?

A lot has been said about India’s long-lost scientific heritage in the past few weeks. And it is also clear that anyone who dares to question people like Dinanath Batra will ultimately be sent to India’s equivalent of Siberia (if they are lucky)-otherwise the encounter specialists will strike you down with the Agni Shastra or worse. 629 more words

India

Sunanda murder- Sourcing polonium not an easy job

Among the many angles that will be investigated into the death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of former union minister, Shashi Tharoor, the substance injected into body that may have led to her death will be an extremely crucial aspect to the investigation. 35 more words

Vicky Nanjappa