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The chilling truth about polonium poisoning

The Guardian - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
The chilling truth about polonium poisoning. Some dangers are harder to detect than others - and some can hardly be detected at all, says Daniel Glaser.
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The Half Life of Alexander Litvinenko and Polonium 210

Georgia Today - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Ten years after Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB officer turned British citizen, was given a lethal dose of radioactive poison at a posh hotel in the middle of London, a government sanctioned British inquiry into the incident has released its ...
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Polonium : Patrice Pelloux, Geneviève de Fontenay, Valérie Debord, Jean-Marc Morandini... - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Natacha Polony propose un numéro inédit de Polonium sur Paris Première ce vendredi 29 janvier en seconde partie de soirée. L'ancienne acolyte de Laurent Ruquier sur France 2 organise notamment un débat autour du thème « Qui veut encore de Sarkozy ...
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Vladimir Putin's Internet tsar: iOS and Android apps should be taxed, and Russia is moving to Linux

International Business Times UK - ‎3 hours ago‎
... a lawmaker in parliament willing to sponsor his bill - Andrey Lugovoi, one of two former KGB officers who have been accused by the UK of assassinating former agent Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006 by poisoning him with radioactive polonium-210.

« Polonium » : L'Ubérisation, Finkielkraut et les agriculteurs au sommaire ce vendredi

NewsTele.Com - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Natacha Polony présente ce vendredi 05 Février 2016 à 23h10 sur Paris Première un nouveau numéro du magazine Polonium. Sommaire : L'Ubérisation, une route pour la ruine ? Débat avec Benoit Thieulin, Teddy Pellerin, Bruno Teboul, Marie-Noelle ...
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Russian ambassador finds results of UK probe into Litvinenko death "difficult to accept"

TASS - ‎12 hours ago‎
Forensic examination found that his death was due to poisoning with polonium, but all circumstances of his death have not been established yet and remain a controversy.

The 7 most romantic moments in history

BBC History Magazine (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
In 1898 they announced their discovery of two new elements, radium and polonium, and went on to win a joint Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903.

IntelWatch - January/February 2016

IHS Jane's 360 - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
On 21 January, the British public inquiry into the death of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko concluded that he was deliberately poisoned with the radioactive isotope polonium-210 at a London hotel on 1 November 2006. The inquiry, led by the ...

Cancer society salutes new smoking law

The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration) - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Secondhand smoke is a major health hazard and contains more than 7,000 chemicals, including at least 70 carcinogens, including arsenic and polonium, according to the Cancer Society. The surgeon general found that secondhand smoke is a proven cause ...

Polonium-210, o elemento químico mais letal conhecido pelo homem

Boa Informação - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Para aqueles que não são familiarizados com os meninos maus da tabela periódica, imagine Polonium como o pior vilão. Na verdade, ele provavelmente seria o líder do grupo, considerando que leva menos de um micrograma desta substância para ...

The Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the Geographical Scope of Human Rights Law

Just Security - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Litvinenko was poisoned with Polonium-210 seemingly poured into a cup of tea by two Russian operatives. A former FSB intelligence agent, he had fled to the UK in 2000, where he was later granted asylum and eventually British citizenship.

Russia presents new arguments against compensation to former Yukos shareholders

Ukraine Today - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
UNIAN: A new argument which should strengthen Russia's position in the Yukos case is a ruling issued by the Swedish appeals court on January 18 that overturned an arbitration decision dated July 25, 2012 on recovering million from Russia in favor of ...

Justice for Litvinenko

Jordan Times - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
In 2006, Alexander Litvinenko, a former officer of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), the KGB's successor, was poisoned in London with radioactive polonium-210. For the last decade, his widow, Marina Litvinenko, has waged an uphill battle to get ...
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The Assad Republicans Are Wrong

American Thinker - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
For those who want further details, former FSB agent Alexander Litvinenko wrote an entire book, Blowing Up Russia, laying out the entire operation, for which he was subsequently murdered in London by FSB agents using signature polonium poison -- as a ...
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A Chilling Account of Vladimir Putin's Brutal Regime

Daily Signal - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Helle C. Dale is the Heritage Foundation's senior fellow in public diplomacy. Her work focuses on the U.S. government's institutions and programs for strategic outreach to the public of foreign countries, as well as more traditional diplomacy.

UK Litvinenko Report Has 'No Reliable Evidence' - US Expert

Sputnik International - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Litvinenko, a Russian former secret service officer and a vocal critic of president Putin, was poisoned and killed in London in 2006 with a lethal dose of polonium-210, a radioactive substance. The inquiry, carried out by former British judge Sir ...
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Six reasons you can't take the Litvinenko report seriously

The Guardian - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
For example, a retired physics professor named Norman Dombey testified that a polonium sample contains a characteristic fingerprint that allows it to be traced back to its source.

We know how Alexander Litvinenko died, but how did he live?

The Independent - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
The post-mortem gave the cause of death as acute radiation syndrome, from polonium 210, a substance that few outside the immediate scientific community had then even heard of.
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Pussy Riot's new music video takes on Russian prosecutor

PRI - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
"It's a little bit creepy, given the recent report that was out of London looking at the murder of the former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, in which the British court found that Mr. Putin probably approved this killing using polonium," Maynes says ...

India's Reckless Nuclear Mining Industry Ignores Poison Risks

Newsweek - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Studies by scientists from North America, Australia and Europe show that while these ponds contain only small quantities of uranium, equally hazardous isotopes connected to uranium's decay are also present, including thorium, radium, polonium and lead, ...