Not everyone who has a quarrel with Russian President Vladimir Putin dies in violent or suspicious circumstances far from it.
The radiation expert who discovered the poison that killed Alexander Litvinenko “committed suicide” by stabbing himself repeatedly with two knives months after a trip to Russia, a coroner ruled.
The gorgeous wife of accused Kremlin hitman Andrey Lugovoy appeared in a twisted Russian propaganda movie which – not surprisingly – absolved President Vladimir Putin of blame in the assassination of turncoat spy Alexander Litvinenko.
On Thursday, a formal British inquiry into the assassination of Russian defector Alexander Litvinenko released its findings: Litvinenko was murdered, and Vladimir Putin “probably” approved the operation personally.
A Russian suspect in the murder of KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko is laughing off a British report implicating him by filming a television series based on the assassination.
LONDON – President Vladimir Putin probably approved a Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KBG agent Alexander Litvinenko, a judge led-British inquiry into the 2006 killing in London concluded.
The poisoners of Alexander Litvinenko made one major blunder when they used radioactive polonium to kill the former Russian intelligence agent. They chose to carry out their crime in London, the one city in the world with the doctors and medical infrastructure to reveal the cause of his death.
A Russian whistleblower could have been the victim of a “reprisal killing” in the UK linked to the deaths of Alexander Litvinenko and lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, an inquest has heard.
The family of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko have made a final plea to the judge presiding over the inquiry into his death to formally implicate Vladimir Putin in his murder.