Western leaders do not want to recognize what Putin and his regime are capable of. Scholars John Dunlop and Karen Dawisha have chronicled the strong evidence that Putin was behind the 1999 apartment bombings that killed almost 400 Russians and brought him to power.
is convinced that the Kremlin
ordered the “nuclear poisoning” of defector Alexander Litvinenko in , and then sheltered
his assassin with parliamentary immunity. Ordering the killing of one
irritating opposition figure pales in comparison to this and other acts of murder. London
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