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Russia’s Putin probably approved London murder of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko: UK inquiry | Reuters

Russia’s Putin probably approved London murder of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko: UK inquiry | Reuters

President Vladimir Putin probably approved a 2006 Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210 in London, a British inquiry concluded on Thursday, prompting a row with Moscow.

Russia, which had declined to cooperate in the inquiry, cautioned pointedly that it could “poison” relations. Britain accused the Kremlin of uncivilized behavior but did not immediately…

 

Source: Russia’s Putin probably approved London murder of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko: UK inquiry | Reuters