'Vladimir Putin's Dark Rise to Power'
Why 'GQ' Doesn't Want Russians To Read Its Story
By David Folkenflik
His investigative piece, published in the September American edition of GQ, challenges the official line on a series of bombings that killed hundreds of people in 1999 in Russia. It profiles a former KGB agent who spoke in great detail and on the record, at no small risk to himself. But instead of trumpeting his reporting, GQ's corporate owners went to extraordinary lengths to try to ensure no Russians will ever see it. Ref. Source 6