Russian state accused of role in Litvinenko murder

A court in London today heard how the Russian state was responsible for the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, the spy who died after his tea was poisoned with a radioactive chemical in 2006.

Sejal Karia reports on today's sensational pre-inquest hearing.


Russia rejects spy death blame

Russia has denied that it was involved in the murder of Kremlin critic and former spy Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006. A British lawyer told a hearing into Litvinenko's poisoning that the Russian government was likely involved in his death.