Putin 'Probably' Approved Spy's Assassination, Say Brits

Putin 'Probably' Approved Spy's Assassination, Say BritsRussian President Vladimir Putin was “probably” directly involved with the 2006 assassination-by-radioactive poison of a former Russian spy on the streets of London, an official British inquiry has found. Litvinenko, a Russian national, had been employed by the FSB and its predecessor organization, the KGB, until 1998 when the inquiry says he was kicked out for making public allegations of illegal activity within the spy service.

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