International drug cartels have benefited from US sanctions aimed at isolating Russia, anti-drug chief Viktor Ivanov told RT. He also dismissed allegations brought against him during the Litvinenko case hearings in London as “a farce.”
Amid strained relations with Russia, London is bringing more high-profile political figures in its dragging inquiry into the 2006 death of Aleksandr Litvinenko. The latest is Russia's anti-drug chief, who spoke to RT about the real target of this mess.
UK-Russian relations have reached their bottom line, with the UK government attacking Moscow on two sides - one is over eastern Ukraine and another is the Litvinenko case, Russia expert Martin McCauley told RT.
For a long time elite establishment gatekeepers in the West have scoffed at that those who claim Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned. As to those who claimed he was poisoned by Israel - well-of course they're crazy conspiracy theorists!
The inquest into the death of former KGB spy Aleksandr Litvinenko is on the verge of falling apart after a judge ruled he couldn't hear evidence connected with the alleged involvement of the Russian state to the killing on grounds of "national security".
Former Russian security officer and acting MP Andrey Lugovoy has told the press that he would no longer participate in the investigation of Aleksandr Litvinenko’s polonium poisoning in London, as he had lost faith in the British justice.
Former FSB officer Aleksandr Litvinenko, who died in London of polonium poisoning in 2006, worked for the British foreign intelligence service as well aiding Spain in their fight against the Russian mafia, the UK inquest revealed Thursday.
Six years after the mysterious death of ex-Russian agent, Alexander Litvinenko, the full-inquiry into his murder is to start in 2013. The fact-finding probe hopes to uncover the truth around the case, which caused a rift in Russian-British ties.
Britain has appointed a High Court judge to conduct a full inquest into the death of former Russian agent Aleksandr Litvinenko, who died of polonium poisoning in London in 2006. A pre-inquest review has been set for September.
The father of Aleksandr Litvinenko, who was killed by Polonium-210 poison in London in 2006, has told British investigators whom he believes was behind the crime. He named Litvinenko’s former boss Boris Berezovsky and one of his associates.