Blowing up Russia: The Secret Plot to Bring Back KGB Terror

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Blowing Up Russia contains the allegations of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko against his former spymasters in Moscow which led to his being murdered in London in November 2006. In the book he and historian Yuri Felshtinsky detail how since 1999 the Russian secret service has been hatching a plot to return to the terror that was the hallmark of the KGB. Vividly written and based on Litvinenko's 20 years of insider knowledge of Russian spy campaigns, Blowing Up Russia describes how the successor of the KGB fabricated ...
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Overview

Blowing Up Russia contains the allegations of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko against his former spymasters in Moscow which led to his being murdered in London in November 2006. In the book he and historian Yuri Felshtinsky detail how since 1999 the Russian secret service has been hatching a plot to return to the terror that was the hallmark of the KGB. Vividly written and based on Litvinenko's 20 years of insider knowledge of Russian spy campaigns, Blowing Up Russia describes how the successor of the KGB fabricated terrorist attacks and launched a war. Writing about Litvinenko, the surviving co-author recounts how the banning of the book in Russia led to three earlier deaths.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594032011
  • Publisher: Encounter Books
  • Publication date: 4/2/2007
  • Pages: 295
  • Sales rank: 800,321
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 1.13 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     ix
Introduction     xxi
Abbreviations and Terms     xxix
The FSB Foments War in Chechnya     1
The Security Services Run Riot     21
Moscow Detectives Take on the FSB     31
Nikolai Patrushev: A Biographical Note     51
The FSB Fiasco in Ryazan     54
The FSB Resorts to Mass Terror: Buinaksk, Moscow, and Volgodonsk     100
The FSB Against the People     148
The FSB Sets Up Free-Lance Special Operations Groups     185
The FSB Organizes Contract Killings     196
The Secret Services and Abductions     207
The FSB: Reform or Dissolution?     221
In Place of a Conclusion: The FSB in Power     229
Epilogue     232
Appendices
Statement of the President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, February 11, 2002     241
Testimony of Senior Lieutenant Alexei Galkin, November 18, 1999     244
Abu Movsaev's Discussion with a Group of Foreign Journalists on the Testimony of Senior Lieutenant A. Galkin     248
Transcript of the Hearings of the Public Commission for the Investigation of the Apartment-House Bombings in Moscow and Volgodonsk and the Ryazan Training Exercise in September 1999. Teleconference: Moscow-London, June 25, 2002     255
An Open Letter to the Commission for the Investigation of the Apartment-House Bombings in Moscow and Volgodonsk by Krymshamkhalov and Batchaev     285
A. Litvinenko, Y. Felshtinsky: Letter to S. Kovalyov about A. Gochiyaev's Statement     288
Written Statement by A. Gochiyaev, April 24, 2002     293
Printout of Interview with A. Gochiyaev, August 20, 2002     296
Written Statement by A. Gochiyaev, February 2005     304
About the Authors     309
Index     311
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