But the truth is that his discoveries about the heroin trade were what put his life in danger
Craig Murray - Writer and broadcaster
As Britain's outspoken Ambassador to the Central Asian Republic of Uzbekistan, Craig Murray helped expose vicious human rights abuses by the
US-funded regime of Islam Karimov. He is now a prominent critic of Western policy in the region.
"Alexander Litvinenko – the former agent of the KGB, now the FSB, who died in London last November after being poisoned with polonium 210 – had suffered the same frustration over the same topic.
"There are a number of theories as to why Litvinenko had to flee Russia. The most popular blames his support for the theory that FSB agents planted bombs in Russian apartment blocks to stir up anti-Chechen feeling.
"But the truth is that his discoveries about the heroin trade were what put his life in danger ..."