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Britain charges two Russians for State-backed nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal, his daughter Yulia
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Britain charges two Russians for State-backed nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal, his daughter Yulia

Skripal, himself a former GRU officer who betrayed dozens of agents to Britain’s MI6 foreign spy service, was found unconscious with Yulia on a public bench in the southern English city of Salisbury on 4 March

Russia votes for Donald Trump: Real estate mogul finds rare foreign support
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Russia votes for Donald Trump: Real estate mogul finds rare foreign support

While Russia supported Donald Trump, it was the only G20 country to do so. The others overwhelmingly supported Hillary Clinton.

British papers urge UK to punish 'thug' Vladimir Putin for Alexander Litvinenko killing
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British papers urge UK to punish 'thug' Vladimir Putin for Alexander Litvinenko killing

British newspapers on Friday welcomed an inquiry's finding that Russian President Vladimir Putin "probably approved" the killing of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko, labelling Putin a "thug".

While the world debates Putin's role in ex-FSB spy's death, here's the lowdown on Alexander Litvinenko
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While the world debates Putin's role in ex-FSB spy's death, here's the lowdown on Alexander Litvinenko

A British judge has published a report on the 2006 death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, saying President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan by the Russian security service to kill him with poison

Alexander Litvinenko death: Putin possibly approved ex-spy's murder, rules UK court
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Alexander Litvinenko death: Putin possibly approved ex-spy's murder, rules UK court

Almost a decade after former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko lay dying in a London hospital bed, a British judge has concluded who poisoned him: two Russian men, acting at the behest of Russia's security services, probably with approval from President Vladimir Putin.

Ex-Russian spy Litvinenko's poisoning report 'extremely disturbing': British PM's office
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Ex-Russian spy Litvinenko's poisoning report 'extremely disturbing': British PM's office

"The conclusion that the murder was authorised at the highest levels of the Russian state is extremely disturbing," said Cameron's spokeswoman.

Putin 'probably approved' Russian operation to kill ex-spy Litvinenkoby, finds UK judge
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Putin 'probably approved' Russian operation to kill ex-spy Litvinenkoby, finds UK judge

A British inquiry into the death by radiation poisoning of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London found that Russian President Vladimir Putin "probably approved" of it.

Polonium-210: All you need to know about the poison that killed Sunanda Pushkar
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Polonium-210: All you need to know about the poison that killed Sunanda Pushkar

The use of Po-210 for killing a human being has been made earlier as well.

Main suspect in Russian spy murder pulls out of inquest
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Main suspect in Russian spy murder pulls out of inquest

Logovoi alleged the British inquest has been influenced by Boris Berezovsky, a flamboyant and outspoken Russian oligarch in London exile, who had close ties to Litvinenko. Lugovoi says Berezovsky was involved in the poisoning, a charge Berezosvky has denied.