Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 26 May 2016

Diplomatic crisis looming over poisoned ex-spy

Published 26/11/2006

A diplomatic crisis is brewing between Britain and Russia after an ex-KGB spy died in London.

Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Hain's accused President Putin of attacks on liberty and democracy.

Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned by radioactive polonium.

Traces of the substance have been found at a Sushi bar he went to in London.

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