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

By Alexander Litvinenko, Yuri Felshtinsky

Blowing Up Russia comprises the allegations of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko opposed to his former spymasters in Moscow which resulted in his being murdered in London in November 2006. within the publication he and historian Yuri Felshtinsky element how seeing that 1999 the Russian mystery provider has been hatching a plot to come back to the fear that was once the hallmark of the KGB. Vividly written and according to Litvinenko's two decades of insider wisdom of Russian secret agent campaigns, Blowing Up Russia describes how the successor of the KGB fabricated terrorist assaults and introduced a struggle. Writing approximately Litvinenko, the surviving co-author recounts how the banning of the e-book in Russia ended in 3 previous deaths.

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Lazovsky had absolutely nothing to do with the business of forging official identity documents, which Tskhai uncovered. Naturally enough, Barkovsky doesn’t even mention Lazovsky in his version of events and names entirely different people as the organizers. Here are Barkovsky’s own words: “Even the specialists found it rather difficult to distinguish the fakes from genuine documents. Sometimes the quality of the ‘dud’ was actually better. Expert analysis showed that there was clearly just one workshop involved.

This operational information was relayed to Tskhai, who personally obtained permission from the Public Prosecutor’s Office for a search of Pogosov’s flat and office as part of the criminal investigation into Lazovsky’s case. A few days later, the search was carried out jointly by the Twelfth Section of MUR and the First Section of the ATTs of the FSB of the Russian Federation (Platonov’s former subordinates), lasting almost right through the night. Under Pogosov’s bed, a sack was found containing 700 thousand dollars.

He saw no difference in principle between members of the secret services and Lazovsky’s gunmen, and so he genuinely could not understand the reasons for Shchekochikhin’s indignation. Shchekochikhin believed that the representatives of the people, in the persons of members of the State Duma, and the agencies of state security, fight together against bandits and terrorists. However, Kovalyov knew that the FSB and the extra-departmental agencies of coercion, which the people call bandits and terrorists, actually wage their struggle against the very people represented in the Duma by Shchekochikhin and others like him.

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