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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-04-06 07:39 AM
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47. Man detained over spy poisoning,20867,2086...

Man detained over spy poisoning
Correspondents in London
December 04, 2006
BRITAIN'S domestic security service MI5 has detained a man thought to have significant information about the apparent radiation death of Alexander Litvinenko, newspaper reports said yesterday.
The reports quoted an unnamed senior government source saying the man was taken into custody in east central England last week.

"MI5 don't arrest people," an unidentified security source said. "When people are detained by the security services it is because they have come forward to us to give us information."

There was no immediate word from the British authorities on the report.

It is thought the former Russian spy might have been killed in London after a deal that went wrong with associates involved in the ruthless world of Russian business.

According to security sources, investigators are looking at the former spy's dealings with Russian businessmen involved in the lucrative energy sector and the shadowy world of private security. "We are looking at a very long list of Litvinenko's friends and foes since he has been in London," one source said.

The list includes exotic figures ranging from billionaire businessmen, former Kremlin spies and KGB agents to underworld bosses.
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  - Dose in Litvinenko would have cost 20m seemslikeadream  Dec-02-06 08:11 AM   #0 
  - Erinys International Ltd.  seemslikeadream   Dec-02-06 08:22 AM   #1 
  - Before reading this, if I had to bet, I would have said russian intelligence  1932   Dec-02-06 08:41 AM   #5 
  - No, I think that looks like we set them up...  originalpckelly   Dec-02-06 09:29 AM   #9 
  - Thanks for the Five-Star Post and Thread, seemslikeadream.  Octafish   Dec-02-06 09:16 AM   #6 
  - Sir, I understand everything that deserves to be understood  seemslikeadream   Dec-02-06 09:24 AM   #7 
  - That is one WIERD painting. Thanks for sharing. nt  eppur_se_muova   Dec-02-06 05:02 PM   #31 
  - More Erinys  starroute   Dec-02-06 07:59 PM   #33 
  - more  seemslikeadream   Dec-03-06 01:06 PM   #42 
  - great info there  Blue_Tires   Dec-02-06 08:22 PM   #35 
  - It would be interesting to know  mogster   Dec-02-06 08:27 AM   #2 
  - Gee, where was Valerie Plame and her Brewster-Jennings counterproliferation  Peace Patriot   Dec-02-06 08:28 AM   #3 
  - I do - DICK CHENEY AMERICAN JUDAS  seemslikeadream   Dec-02-06 08:34 AM   #4 
  - After a little more thought...  Peace Patriot   Dec-02-06 09:40 AM   #10 
     - You are definitely on to the truth, Peace Patriot.  robertpaulsen   Dec-02-06 01:30 PM   #19 
     - Well, here one from American Judas.  robertpaulsen   Dec-02-06 01:33 PM   #20 
     - somebody outed him to his bosses (still a mystery)..  Usrename   Dec-03-06 02:08 PM   #45 
  - Was Litvinenko an Islam convert?  seemslikeadream   Dec-02-06 09:27 AM   #8 
  - Wow!  malaise   Dec-02-06 12:32 PM   #16 
  - oh boy ,  spillthebeans   Dec-02-06 01:55 PM   #23 
  - Sorry, having been in the business, I have to call BS on this one  MadHound   Dec-02-06 09:47 AM   #11 
  - 20m *to acquire*, not to manufacture  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-02-06 11:01 AM   #13 
     - The UN price is grossly overstated.  MadHound   Dec-02-06 12:03 PM   #15 
     - A question for you, the amt used to kill the spy was equivalent to less than 2 grains of salt  riderinthestorm   Dec-02-06 12:42 PM   #17 
     - To process that amount of product, it would, at most, cost around 200K  MadHound   Dec-02-06 01:50 PM   #21 
     - UN said it would cost $1,000,000 to purchase a lethal amount from them  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-02-06 03:42 PM   #29 
        - That's not how the pricing is based in radioactive products  MadHound   Dec-02-06 03:58 PM   #30 
           - OK, that makes sense (n/t)  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-02-06 05:05 PM   #32 
     - It could also have been stolen.  radwriter0555   Dec-02-06 12:54 PM   #18 
        - Possibly, but highly unlikely  MadHound   Dec-02-06 01:53 PM   #22 
           - Are all nuclear reactors  Jcrowley   Dec-02-06 02:08 PM   #25 
  - k & r  coffeenap   Dec-02-06 09:55 AM   #12 
  - fairly expensive to just silence one person  seemslikeadream   Dec-02-06 11:14 AM   #14 
  - Ill-gotten gains don't hurt to spend.  Octafish   Dec-02-06 01:57 PM   #24 
  - I know in Briton they know what 20m is...but here in the good ole USA  angstlessk   Dec-02-06 02:10 PM   #26 
  - thanks. I was curious about the pound/dollar ratio too  DemReadingDU   Dec-02-06 02:16 PM   #27 
  - 40 million, yes, but that's retail  Rockstone   Dec-02-06 02:20 PM   #28 
  - Putin wanted Blair to gag poisoned spy  seemslikeadream   Dec-02-06 08:20 PM   #34 
  - Failed superpower kills with radioactive poison... kill one it's news...  followthemoney   Dec-03-06 12:41 AM   #36 
  - It's a horrible way to die. Someone sent a message.  Octafish   Dec-03-06 01:14 AM   #37 
  - The Putin bodyguard riddle  seemslikeadream   Dec-03-06 08:27 AM   #38 
  - some one else thinks so too  seemslikeadream   Dec-04-06 07:44 AM   #48 
  - The NYT says it only costs $22.50, who you gonna believe?  whatelseisnew   Dec-03-06 09:16 AM   #39 
  - heres a link for that claim  whatelseisnew   Dec-03-06 09:22 AM   #40 
  - Why Judith, of course!  seemslikeadream   Dec-03-06 09:23 AM   #41 
  - Ukrainian "Orange Revolution" of 2004.  seemslikeadream   Dec-03-06 01:57 PM   #43 
  - k  5X   Dec-03-06 02:07 PM   #44 
  - Yuri Shvets may have vital information  seemslikeadream   Dec-03-06 02:21 PM   #46 
  - Man detained over spy poisoning  seemslikeadream   Dec-04-06 07:39 AM   #47 

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