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The Polonium Trail

July 31st, 2015

Episode 1093 of 1369 episodes

Former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko died in a London hospital in 2006, after drinking tea poisoned with the highly radioactive material - polonium. But who wanted him dead, and why? And where did his killers get the polonium from?

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