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#Alexander Litvinenko

# alexander-litvinenko - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Podcast explores the curious case of Irishman caught up in the world of Russian espionage

In a case of ‘wrong place at the wrong time’, Dublin man Derek Conlon was caught in the centre of international espionage.

# alexander-litvinenko - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

"I feel lucky": Irish man who drank from same cup as poisoned Russian spy

Derek Conlon was playing piano in the bar of the Millennium Hotel.

# alexander-litvinenko - Saturday 23 January, 2016

The strange tale of the spy who came in from the cold and drank some tea

The second that green tea touched his lips, the ex-Russian spy was dead – killed from the inside out.

# alexander-litvinenko - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Russia says claims Putin ordered poisoning of ex-spy 'a joke'

A UK probe found that Putin ‘probably approved’ the killing.

# alexander-litvinenko - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Britain v Russia: The ex-spy, radioactive tea and a search for truth

Britain will release an inquiry report into Alexander Litvinenko’s death later this month.

# alexander-litvinenko - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Britain to hold public inquiry into fatal poisoning of former Russian spy

Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London with radioactive tea eight years ago.

# alexander-litvinenko - Friday 2 November, 2012

Russian spy case details may be made public

Litvinenko died in November 2006 after ingesting polonium-210, a rare radioactive isotope that was secretly slipped into his tea at a London hotel.

# alexander-litvinenko - Monday 12 September, 2011

Cameron and Putin meet for talks during rare visit

The British PM is in Moscow for talks aimed at rebuilding relations between the two countries.