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Russia will brush off Litvinenko accusations – and there is little that can be done about it

The Conversation

Marina Litvinenko has called for action against Russia over her husband’s death. PA/Stefan RousseauThe final report from the long-running inquiry into the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko has re-ignited the controversy over what is undeniably the biggest assassination case seen in the UK for decades.

The story has all the ingredients for a spy thriller, from secret poison to international conspiracy, but its implications are far from trivial.

At the heart of the matter is the strange death in November 2006 of Alexander Litvinenko, a fugitive Russian ex-secret service officer, who was granted political asylum in UK in 2003. He …read more

Source: The Conversation

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