Thursday, July 12, 2007

Outspoken Putin Critic Poisoned

"He lost all his hair. He hasn't eaten for eighteen days. He looks terrible. He looks like a ghost actually. A month ago he was a fit handsome young man," said Alex Goldfarb, a long time friend, after visiting him at the hospital.But Litvinenko also suffers severe damage to his bone marrow and his immune system is totally shut down, suggesting the presence of a second, still unknown agent. Scotland Yard said that no arrests had been made but confirmed that the suspicious poisoning is being investigated. Litvinenko is under armed protection. His family has been moved to a secret location."I think this is the work of the Russian Secret Service," said Mr. Goldfarb. Read full story

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