Putin Agents Blamed for Spy Murder That Threatened London
The finger of blame for the murder of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko “points unwaveringly” at two agents working for President Vladimir Putin, a lawyer for London police said at an inquiry into the killing.
Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitry Kovtun are “common murderers” and should be tried in the U.K. for the 2006 assassination of Litvinenko in London with radioactive material, Richard Horwell, the Metropolitan Police Service’s lawyer, said in closing arguments in the inquiry that started in January.
“Evidence suggests the only credible explanation is that the Russian state was involved in Litvinenko’s murder”
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