Blowing Up Russia: The Secret Plot to Bring Back KGB Terror by Alexander Litvinenko, Yuri Felshtinsky

By Alexander Litvinenko, Yuri Felshtinsky

Blowing Up Russia includes the allegations of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko opposed to his former spymasters in Moscow which ended in his being murdered in London in November 2006. within the e-book he and historian Yuri Felshtinsky aspect how considering that 1999 the Russian mystery carrier has been hatching a plot to come back to the fear that used to be the hallmark of the KGB. Vividly written and in response to Litvinenko's twenty years of insider wisdom of Russian secret agent campaigns, Blowing Up Russia describes how the successor of the KGB fabricated terrorist assaults and introduced a battle. Writing approximately Litvinenko, the surviving co-author recounts how the banning of the ebook in Russia resulted in 3 previous deaths.

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By Alexander Litvinenko, Yuri Felshtinsky

Blowing Up Russia includes the allegations of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko opposed to his former spymasters in Moscow which ended in his being murdered in London in November 2006. within the e-book he and historian Yuri Felshtinsky aspect how considering that 1999 the Russian mystery carrier has been hatching a plot to come back to the fear that used to be the hallmark of the KGB. Vividly written and in response to Litvinenko's twenty years of insider wisdom of Russian secret agent campaigns, Blowing Up Russia describes how the successor of the KGB fabricated terrorist assaults and introduced a battle. Writing approximately Litvinenko, the surviving co-author recounts how the banning of the ebook in Russia resulted in 3 previous deaths.

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In the late summer and early fall of 1996, an operational source reported that a certain Sergei Pogosov was living in the 42 center of Moscow on the Novyi Arbat, not far from the bookstore Dom Knigi and the Octyabr cinema in a huge penthouse apartment with a floor area of 100 or 150 square meters. His firm’s office was located in the ground-floor apartment of the same block. According to information received, Pogosov was directly linked with Lazovsky and his gunmen and financed many of Lazovsky’s undertakings.

The USB of the FSK was counterintelligence within counterintelligence, the section which gathered compromising information on the FSK’s own personnel. The head of the FSB had always been the FSK/FSB director’s most trusted ally, reporting to him directly. By moving Patrushev to Moscow, Stepashin saved him from the consequences of a serious scandal. In Karelia, Patrushev had gotten into difficulties over the theft and smuggling of precious Karelian birch timber, and the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Petrozavodsk had initiated criminal proceedings against him, although he had initially only been a witness in the case.

Information about the “Chechen connection” of the terrorist attacks was actively disseminated throughout Moscow (even though no terrorists were caught, and it was never actually determined whether they were Chechens or not). Before even a provisional investigation had been conducted, the mayor of Moscow, Yury Luzhkov, declared at the site of the second trolley explosion that he would expel the entire Chechen diaspora from Moscow, even though he had no reason to suspect that the explosions were the work of the diaspora, or even of individual Chechen terrorists.

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