Britain’s MI6 Paid $136000 to Poisoned Ex-Russian Spy

RIA Novosti
Sunday 17th March, 2013

MOSCOW, March 17 (RIA Novosti) – Britain’s secret intelligence service MI6 paid at least 90,000 pounds ($136,000) to former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, who died after being poisoned in London in 2006, The Sunday Times has reported. The disclosure, the latest twist in the Litvinenko affair, provides “new insight into the extent of Litvinenko’s links with MI6 and the suggestion that he was killed by a Russian spy,” the report said. Litvinenko, a 43-year-old former FSB officer, turned critic of the Kremlin and moved from Russia to Britain in 2000 where he claimed asylum. He wa…

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