‘A Chain of Stupidity’: the Skripal Case and the Decline of Russia’s Spy Agencies

“The new hero of journalism was no longer a grizzled investigator burning shoe leather, à la All the President’s Men, but a pasty-looking kid in front of a MacBook Air.”

Source: The Guardian
Published: Jun 23, 2020
Length: 19 minutes (4,864 words)

The Man Who Solved His Own Murder

Alexander Litvinenko—a former Russian spy—was poisoned with a cup of tea at a London hotel. Harding recounts how Litvinenko worked with Scotland Yard in his last days to solve his own murder.

Source: The Guardian
Published: Jan 16, 2016
Length: 27 minutes (6,875 words)