On the polonium trail: How Russian assassins poisoned ex-spy Litvinenko

On the polonium trail: How Russian assassins poisoned ex-spy Litvinenko

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Three spies walk into a bar. Hours later, one of them falls ill. He begins vomiting, his hair falls out and blisters appear in his mouth. Twenty-two days after the meeting, he dies.

It’s part “walks into a bar” joke, part John le CarrĂ© spy novel. But this is the true story of the assassination of a Russian spy by two of his own.

The day was Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006. By all accounts it was a gorgeous autumn day in London

Security cameras captured Alexander Litvinenko on his way to meet two fellow comrades from the shadowy world of Russian intelligence, read a high-profile report about the murder released on Thursday in Britain Read more…

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On the polonium trail: How Russian assassins poisoned ex-spy Litvinenko

Want a deal on a Papa John's pizza in Russia? Enter promo code 'Josef Stalin'

Want a deal on a Papa John’s pizza in Russia? Enter promo code ‘Josef Stalin’

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A new offer from Papa John’s Pizza franchises in Russia is making some people sick, but it’s not the pies themselves.

As part of a new promotion, customers can save money on pizza by entering the name of the long-deceased former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin.

News of the promo code was first published on Facebook by Ilya Klishin, editor-in-chief at the independent TV Rain channel in Moscow

“Papa John’s Pizza has introduced a Josef Stalin promotion code. Enter the name of the dictator and get a Hawaiian or pepperoni pizza,” wrote Klishin, who said his great-grandfather was one of tens of millions of people repressed by the brutal dictator. Read more…

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