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Sukcesy polskich naukowców w Wielkiej Brytanii

Rozmowa z Marią Wieczorkiewicz w Polskim Radiu dla Zagranicy – do odsłuchania tutaj.

Co Brexit zmieni w życiu naukowców w Wielkiej Brytanii ? – pytamy dr Joannę Bagniewską z Uniwersytetu w Reading… 183 more words

Po Polsku

What radioactive element is used to power modern heart pacemakers? http://dlvr.it/KhNMJ8

Medicine

Silencing Spies & Secrets: Radioactive Murder

Last week the news was awash with a chilling yet familiar photo – the infamous shot of 43-year-old Alexander Litvinenko dying in his hospital bed, his body wrecked by radiation poisoning. 1,354 more words

Because everybody knows that polonium implicates 'The Man Without a Face,' right?

(Hat tip to both Off-guardian & Russia Insider for this)

Original Title: Masha Gessen proved dead wrong about Litvinenko polonium poisoning

Published on Nov 13, 2015… 104 more words

Current Affairs

Litvinenko - When real life is more fantastic than fiction

Neil Garnham QC (now Mr Justice Garnham) and Robert Wastell of 1COR acted for the Secretary of State for the Home Department at the Litvinenko Inquiry. 1,688 more words

In The News

The death of Alexander Litvinenko and the craziest conspiracy theory of them all

From AntiWar.com

by Justin Raimondo,
January 22, 2016

The British government’s report on the death of Alexander Litvinenko reads like a bad thriller

To those of us who grew up during the cold war years, it’s just like old times again: Russian plots to subvert the West and poison our precious bodily fluids are… 1,105 more words

Litvinenko the Chekhist and the Chechen

One day (in the fall of 1996), Sasha (Litvinenko) was invited to an operational meeting. His superiors were discussing a plan to kidnap … a prominent Chechen figure in Moscow, to force his family to pay a ransom, which would then be used to buy the freedom of some of their comrades held in Chechnya. 292 more words

W.P. Norton