Exiled billionaire Berezovsky begins libel battle over claim he killed Litvinenko – The Guardian

Posted February 8th, 2010 in defamation, murder, news, poisoning by sally

“Boris Berezovsky, a fierce critic of the Kremlin who claimed asylum in the UK in 2003, is suing Vladimir Terluk over ­comments he made on a Russian news programme in April 2007. In the interview, Terluk – under the pseudonym ‘Pyotr’ – claimed Berezovsky was responsible for Litvinenko’s radiation poisoning. The allegation has also been made by Andrei Lugovoi, a former KGB officer whom the British government has named as their prime suspect for the murder.”

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The Guardian, 7th February 2010

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