On 23 November 2006, Alexander Litvinenko died, apparently from radiation poisoning. In a dramatic statement from his deathbed, he accused his former employers at the Kremlin of being responsible for his murder.
Who was Alexander Litvinenko? What had happened in Russia since the end of the Cold War to make his life there untenable, and even in severe jeopardy in Britain? And how did he really die?
The hall of mirrors that this extraordinary case opens up, threatens to overwhelm rational explanation. But in his close friend, Alex Goldfarb, and widow Marina, we have two people who know more than anyone about the real Litvinenko, and about his murder...