Tag: Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko

U.K. announces inquiry for Russian spy death

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LONDON (AP) — The British government announced plans Tuesday for a wide-ranging public inquiry into the mysterious 2006 death of poisoned former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko. The decision, which comes at a time of rising tensions with Russia, is a

Murdered spy Alexander Litvinenko gave MI6 secret briefings about key ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin

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British security services handed Alexander Litvinenko a confidential government document that summarised private meetings held with a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Independent has learnt. MI6 allegedly asked the late spy to provide “expert analysis” on a

UK files on murdered spy Litvinenko must stay secret, rules coroner

Media and widow of Russian excluded from pre-inquest hearing in London on William Hague's request to withhold evidence Media groups have expressed disappointment after a coroner ruled that secret government files on the murdered Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko would be