the polonium plot
For more information on Scaramella, see this article in Slate Magazine from 2006.
For a rich trove of evidence on the case, please see the findings of the Litvinenko Inquiry, published in 2016 - ten years after his death. There was never an inquest into Litvinenko’s death, as the British government would not allow key evidence relating to his intelligence work to be released in open court.
The full report can be accessed with this link: https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20160613090320/https://www.litvinenkoinquiry.org/
Attribution for music used in this episode:
Assassinations Podcast Theme Music (Intro, Outro, and Transitions) written and performed by Graeme Ronald