Russia responsible for Alexander Litvinenko death, European court rules

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 09:06:49 GMT 11

Russia responsible for Alexander Litvinenko death, European court rules


ECHR also finds ex-KGB bodyguard Andrei Lugovoy and another Russian, Dmitry Kovtun, carried out assassination

The European court of human rights has ruled that Russia was responsible for the 2006 killing of Alexander Litvinenko, who died an agonising death after he was poisoned in London with Polonium 210, a rare radioactive isotope.

“Russia was responsible for assassination of Aleksander Litvinenko in the UK,” the court said in a statement on its ruling.

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