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Litvinenko killer bought "polonium-210 in the U.S.?

July 12 2007

Radioactive substance "polonium-210, which was poisoned ex-FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko may have purchased in the U.S.. This version came after the United States erupted scandal related to the sale of radioactive materials.

Senate Committee on Investigations revealed that the U.S. can be easily accessed through front companies to acquire the license of deadly radioactive isotopes. The investigators created a fictitious construction company in West Virginia, only the coordinates of which was a mailbox, and a month later were able to obtain a license from the Commission to regulate the purchase nuclear material for a small dirty bomb. Obtained by investigators at the front companies license gave them the opportunity to buy up to five of density of the liquid used in the construction, which store small amounts of powerful radioactive isotope cesium-137 and americium-241. Individually, they are not particularly dangerous, but the inspectors have made a copy of the license and removed the information about the limitations on the volume, having the opportunity to buy at least 45 copies. In addition, the investigators noted that vendors do not bind to the Commission to verify the license data, a copy of which he sent with the order.

Initiator investigate Republican Sen. Norm Coleman says that the investigation showed how easily terrorists could get hold of radioactive materials. In the commission no one checked the company registration documents, the employee even helped the investigators fill out an application, Coleman said in an interview with reporters, the commission recognized the need to inspect licenses of companies and was assured that henceforth tighten checks.

Meanwhile, the threads of the scandal is already stretched to the poisoning of ex-FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko. Investigators have long wondered how and where could be delivered to the UK poison, and that seems to have a real track.

Obviously, not accidental head of the Foundation for Civil Liberties, "a nervous Alex Goldfarb, who, incidentally, a U.S. citizen, so vigorously jabbed his finger at Russia as the only possible supplier of polonium-210, allegedly applied for the murder of Alexander Litvinenko. "This information in English is based on scientific analysis of polonium, they know exactly when and where it was produced and how to hit in England" - Broadcasting on Echo of Moscow, Alex Goldfarb, trying to convince all that because the work with hazardous substances prerogative States, therefore, dangerous Litvinenko with polonium fed directly from the Kremlin's hands. And here somehow inappropriately revealed that control the spread of hazardous materials in other countries, including the U.S., where, by the way, Russia is also supplying the polonium-210, a lot worse than the accused in all the sins of Russia.

And if Goldfarb and Berezovsky have asserted their claims to objectivity and sincerity, the lists of suspicious countries, which may be implicated in the case of polonium-210 and Litvinenko's death, they are obliged to include the United States, wrote .

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