by David Remnick
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The Washington Post's Moscow correspondent chronicles the collapse of the Soviet empire, from the rise of glasnost, through the final lowering of the Soviet flag, to the start of the post-communist age. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
November 29, 2006 Former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko died last week from radiation poisoning. But questions linger about who was responsible. Journalist David Remnick discusses the threat of violence in President Vladamir Putin's Russia.
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