After six months, a potential lead has emerged in the murder case of Russian expatriate Alexander Litvinenko, who died in England last November after allegedly being poisoned with radioactive polonium-210. However, the suspect, former KGB officer Andrei Lugovoi, denies that he had a hand in Litvinenko’s death, according to the BBC.


BBC:

The Russian man the UK wants to charge with murdering Alexander Litvinenko has denied any involvement and said the case is “politically motivated”.

Andrei Lugovoi, a former KGB officer, told Russian TV: “I’m a victim not a perpetrator of a radiation attack.”

The UK’s director of public prosecutions has recommended Mr Lugovoi be extradited for the “grave crime” of murder by poisoning of Mr Litvinenko.

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