Litvinenko inquest doubt 'a tragedy for British justice'

This is a very sad day for Mrs Litvinenko, a tragedy for British justice which has until now been respected around the world, and it is frightening precedent for all of those, around the world, who have been trying so hard to expose the crimes committed by conspiracy of organised that operate from the Kremlin.

All those concerned with exposing the truth will be shocked and saddened that a political deal has been done between the two governments to prevent the truth from ever seeing the light of day.

– A statement from Marina Litvinenko's solicitors

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Litvinenko widow's inquest fury

The widow of poisoned ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko is "utterly dismayed" by a coroner ruling the inquest into his death cannot hear evidence in public on whether his death could have been prevented or Russia's alleged involvement.