The British coroner examining the death of an ex-KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko has today ruled the question of whether Russia was responsible will be withdrawn from the scope of the inquiry.
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Friday 10 August 2012
A pre-inquest review into the death of the Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko will be held next month.
Monday 30 July 2012
Were two men executed for a bombing forced to confess, asks John Sweeney
Monday 23 April 2012
Evgeny Lebedev has said he sees "no issue" with politicians and newspaper proprietors meeting each other because "we operate in the same sphere of existence".
Monday 09 April 2012
A former KGB chief and a human rights ombudsman faced each other yesterday in a run-off presidential election in Georgia's breakaway province of South Ossetia.
Friday 30 March 2012
Commemorative gun and diary revealing health problems found near body
Saturday 24 March 2012
A wealthy Russian banker remains "critical but stable" under armed guard in hospital today after being gunned down in a suspected assassination attempt.
Saturday 11 February 2012
A Russian military officer was jailed for 13 years yesterday after he was convicted of treason for passing missile secrets to the CIA.
Friday 23 December 2011
Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin earns £90,000 a year and owns one home – a small apartment in his home town – an official income statement claims.
Sunday 11 December 2011
"Zookeeper challenge, £179." "Tickets to Dinosaurs Unleashed, £17." "One dozen cupcakes, £6.50..." They come to your inbox in groups of three. At first, you can't quite be sure what they are. All your device tells you is that you have a new email. How quickly you will become used to the disappointment of finding out that you've received another message from one of those discount websites you signed up to.
Friday 20 May 2011
Sunday 01 May 2011
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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