Jan 25, 2016

How far will Putin go?

Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to prefer a 19th-century mindset in which Russia is a great power, a status that gives it license to act as it pleases.

Putin probably approved plan to poison ex-spy: U.K. judge

Jan 21, 2016

Putin probably approved plan to poison ex-spy: U.K. judge

President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan by Russia’s FSB security service to kill former agent Alexander Litvinenko, who died three weeks after drinking tea laced with poison at a London hotel, a British judge said Thursday. In a lengthy report, Judge Robert Owen ...

Litvinenko postmortem 'most dangerous ever in Western world'

Jan 29, 2015

Litvinenko postmortem 'most dangerous ever in Western world'

The postmortem examination carried out on poisoned Russian ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko was “probably the most dangerous ever conducted in the Western world” an inquiry into the cause of his death heard on Wednesday. Litvinenko died in a London hospital on Nov. 23, 2006, three ...