Moscow hopes a forthcoming meeting between David Cameron and Russian president Dmitry Medvedev will open a “new page” in its relations with the UK, Russia's ambassador to London, Yuri Fedotov, has said.
But the ambassador admitted certain issues were “unresolved” and Russia had not changed stance on extraditing the chief suspect in the murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006.
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