A very expensive poison : the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's war with the West
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New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.
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Book
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454 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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Southside - Adult  1 available
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English
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9781101973998, 1101973994

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Includes index.
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On November 1, 2006, journalist and Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London. He died twenty-two days later. The cause of death? Polonium -- a rare, lethal, and highly radioactive substance. Here Luke Harding unspools a real-life political assassination story -- complete with KGB, CIA, MI6, and Russian mobsters. He shows how Litvinenko's murder foreshadowed the killings of other Kremlin critics, from Washington, DC, to Moscow, and how these are tied to Russia's current misadventures in Ukraine and Syria. In doing so, he becomes a target himself and unearths a chain of corruption and death leading straight to Vladimir Putin. From his investigations of the downing of flight MH17 to the Panama Papers, Harding sheds a terrifying light on Russia's fracturing relationship with the West.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Harding, L. (2017). A very expensive poison: the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's war with the West . Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Harding, Luke, 1968-. 2017. A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War With the West. New York: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Harding, Luke, 1968-. A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War With the West New York: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Harding, Luke. A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War With the West Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.

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