Alexander Litvinenko - updates

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Kremlin deplores U.S. blacklist additions

Jan 10, 2017 - 11:18 PM

Relations between the two countries are tumbling further still as Washington accuses the Kremlin of orchestrating cyber attacks aimed at influencing the results of November s White House race

DMITRY PESKOV. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attends a meeting of Russia's President Vladimir Putin with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro at the Kremlin in Moscow, on July 2, 2013. File photo by Maxim Shemetov/AFP

UK inquiry: Putin 'probably approved' ex-spy's killing

Jan 21, 2016 - 12:49 PM

3rd UPDATE Russia is sharply dismissive of the conclusions with Putin s spokesman Dmitry Peskov saying it can more likely be attributed to fine British humor

In this file photo, Marina Litvinenko, widow of Alexander Litvinenko, and son Anatoly, makes a statement outside the High Court in London, Britain, July 31, 2015. Andy Rain/EPA

Ex-spy Litvinenko thought Putin was linked to crime – widow

Feb 03, 2015 - 7:49 AM

The widow of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko tells an inquiry that her husband once met with Putin to expose an alleged plot kill the dissident oligarch Boris Berezovsky

The widow of Alexander Litvinenko, Marina Litvinenko (L), and her son Anatoly Litvinenko stand outside the Royal Courts of Justice, in London, Britain, 27 January 2015.  ( Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA )

Autopsy on Russian ex-spy 'one of most dangerous ever'

Jan 29, 2015 - 8:08 AM

Presence of polonium 210 made the autopsy on the body of poisoned former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko one of the most dangerous ever a public inquiry hears

A scientist takes liquid from a polonium 210 chloride liquid for urine testing at a lab at the GSF National Research centre for environment and health in Munich, Germany, Monday 11 December 2006.  Frank Mächler/EPA

Russian envoy set for UK talks over Charles comments

May 22, 2014 - 3:56 PM

Moscow has not formally reacted on Prince Charles comparison of President Putin with Hitler but Russian media said it threatened to further complicate relations between Britain and Moscow