Who Poisoned Victor Yushchenko? By Alex Kotlyar
How the Story Unveiled <ul><li>Began September 6, 2004. </li></ul><ul><li>Presidential election. Yushchenko vs. Yanukovych...
Dioxin Poisoned Yushchenko <ul><li>Had 1,000 times the normal amount. </li></ul><ul><li>Dissolves in oil and gets into bod...
Before and After <ul><li>Ukraine’s opposition presidential candidate Victor Yushchenko before and after his poisoning. </l...
Radioactive Poison Kills Ex-Spy <ul><li>Alexander Litvinenko died from radioactive poison.  </li></ul><ul><li>Came after t...
Unanswered Questions <ul><li>Who poisoned Victor Yushchenko? </li></ul><ul><li>Was it plotted by Russia’s president Putin?...
Video Clip <ul><li>http://youtube.com/watch?v=fNeFbndb42c </li></ul>
Bibliography <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viktor_Yushchenko </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.antiwar.com/justin/?artic...
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Who Poisoned Victor Yushchenko?

  1. 1. Who Poisoned Victor Yushchenko? By Alex Kotlyar
  2. 2. How the Story Unveiled <ul><li>Began September 6, 2004. </li></ul><ul><li>Presidential election. Yushchenko vs. Yanukovych. </li></ul><ul><li>Poisoned during a dinner with his opposition and later fell ill. </li></ul><ul><li>Putin supported Yanukovych and Yushchenko blamed Russia. </li></ul><ul><li>Again, the abnormal dioxin found in him led many to believe it was intended for his death. </li></ul><ul><li>Yushchenko’s security wasn’t present during dinner </li></ul><ul><li>No real evidence but link Putin’s staff to the plot. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Dioxin Poisoned Yushchenko <ul><li>Had 1,000 times the normal amount. </li></ul><ul><li>Dissolves in oil and gets into body fat. </li></ul><ul><li>Causes cancer and liver damage and paralyzed half his face. </li></ul><ul><li>Occurred September 6, 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>A byproduct in factories that use chlorine for cleaning and manufacturing. </li></ul><ul><li>A.K.A. Chloracne. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Before and After <ul><li>Ukraine’s opposition presidential candidate Victor Yushchenko before and after his poisoning. </li></ul>                             
  5. 5. Radioactive Poison Kills Ex-Spy <ul><li>Alexander Litvinenko died from radioactive poison. </li></ul><ul><li>Came after the poisoning of the Ukraine president. </li></ul><ul><li>Ukraine believes Russia’s responsible. (Cold War tactics). Criticism sparked conflict with the two. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Unanswered Questions <ul><li>Who poisoned Victor Yushchenko? </li></ul><ul><li>Was it plotted by Russia’s president Putin? </li></ul><ul><li>Was it really dioxin or was it food poising along with the viral infection? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Video Clip <ul><li>http://youtube.com/watch?v=fNeFbndb42c </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viktor_Yushchenko </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.antiwar.com/justin/?articleid=4164 </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.for-ua.com/news/2006/12/28/111319.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://eng.maidanua.org/node/132 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-1393172,00.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.worldpress.org/Europe/1995.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/features/july-dec04/ukraine_12-15.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3666736.stm </li></ul><ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6177531.stm </li></ul>

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