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Toxic Radioactive Substance Found in Kremlin Critic

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Toxic Radioactive Substance Found in Kremlin Critic

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Toxic Radioactive Substance Found in Kremlin Critic

Toxic Radioactive Substance Found in Kremlin Critic

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Alexander Litvinenko, an ex-KGB spy and fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has died in a London hospital. In a deathbed statement, Litvinenko claimed Putin had him poisoned. British doctors confirmed that Litvinenko's body contained a large quantity of a toxic radioactive substance known as polonium-210.

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