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UK wants to try Russian for Litvinenko murder
The Guardian ^
| January 26, 2007
| Ian Cobain, Julian Borger and Luke Harding in Moscow
Posted on 01/25/2007 7:55:39 PM PST by PaRepub07
The British government is preparing to demand the extradition of a Russian businessman to stand trial for the poisoning with polonium-210 of the former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko. Senior Whitehall officials have told the Guardian that a Scotland Yard file on the murder which is about to be passed to the Crown Prosecution Service alleges that there is sufficient evidence against Andrei Lugovoi for the CPS to decide whether he should face prosecution.
Read More: http://www.guardian.co.uk/frontpage/story/0,,1999204,00.html
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: britain; litvinenko; murder; poison; polonium; russia
posted on 01/25/2007 7:55:41 PM PST
FR Thead: ABC News Exclusive: Murder in a Teapot British officials say police have cracked the murder-by-poison case of former spy Alexander Litvinenko, including the discovery of a "hot" teapot at London's Millennium Hotel with an off-the-charts reading for Polonium-210, the radioactive material used in the killing.
posted on 01/27/2007 2:34:56 PM PST
IMHO, anything ABC reports on or comes up with, you have to take with a grain of salt.
posted on 01/27/2007 8:47:06 PM PST
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