Putin 'probably approved' murder of ex-spy Litvinenko, says UK inquiry

The murder of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006 was "probably" approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to the report of a British public inquiry into the death.
Vladimir Putin

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Alexander Litvinenko
Alexsdner Hdiblianlb

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