How Russian media reported the Litvinenko inquiry
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Russian media 'brushed off' Litvinenko inquiry

Much of the Russian media response to the inquiry into the murder of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 in the UK involved "brushing off and criticising" the proceedings, says BBC Monitoring's Vitaliy Shevchenko.

He says that almost no room was left for any suggestion that there could be any substance at all to the allegations.

The inquiry found that the murder was "probably" approved by President Vladimir Putin.

  • 21 Jan 2016