Alexander Litvinenko Biography
(Russian Defector and Former Officer of the Federal Security Service)
Birthday: August 30, 1962 (Virgo)
Born In: Voronezh, Russia
Alexander Litvinenko was a former FSB secret service officer. He gave up allegiance to the Russian state and found political asylum in London. He publicly ridiculed the Russian government and Vladimir Putin for conducting and sponsoring domestic and foreign terrorism. He, along with a few other officers, publicly accused senior officers of the Russian secret agency to have ordered the assassination of the Russian business tycoon Boris Berezovsky. Litvinenko was arrested for exceeding the authority of his position and finally dismissed in 2000, after which he fled to the UK. Alexander started working in London as a journalist and continued his campaign against Vladimir Putin. He also worked as a consultant for the British intelligence services. Litvinenko died in 2006 in London after being poisoned with Polonium. The murder case, though apparent to everyone, was unsolved for a long time due to a lack of evidence. Finally, a 2016 public inquiry concluded that he was poisoned in an FSB operation approved by Vladimir Putin and Nikolai Patrushev.