Findings of an inquiry into the killing of Alexander Litvinenko to be released

  • A judge is due to release the findings of a public inquiry into the killing of Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian spy. As per media reports, Litvinenko died in London in 2006, a few days after he was poisoned with radioactive polonium-210. It is believed Litvinenko, who was 43-years-old at the time, drank the radioactive polonium-210 in a cup of tea. Two Russian men Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitry Kovtun have denied their involvement in the death of Litvinenko.