Spotlight Again Falls on Russia in Litvinenko, Salisbury Poisonings

Russian agents were assigned to assassinate former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, a European court docket dominated, while U.K. prosecutors charged a third Russian in relation to a 2018 chemical attack in England, thrusting the Kremlin’s alleged purpose in poisoning its opponents back again into the spotlight.

Mr. Litvinenko a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, died in 2006 following consuming tea that was laced with polonium-210, a fatal radioactive isotope, at a bar in London.