One of the men suspecting of murdering poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko told police that anyone who caused damage to Russia should be "exterminated", the inquiry into his death has heard.
Former KGB officer Andrei Lugovoi is one of two men charged with Mr Litvinenko's murder.
In an extract of the newspaper interview shown to the inquiry, he said he believed Litvinenko was a "traitor".
He allegedly added: "If someone has caused the Russian state serious damage, they should be exterminated. This is my firm belief and the belief of any normal Russian".
The inquiry into Alexander Litvinenko's death has heard his statement on how he was poisoned. ITV News Correspondent Juliet Bremner reports.
Marina Litvinenko has told the inquiry into her husband's death about the days leading up to his poisoning.
The widow of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko told an inquiry into his death that he would not have acquired the materials that killed him.