Anatoly Litvinenko,  son of  Alexander Litvinenko, and  his mother Mariana  outside the High Court in central London. Photograph: Reuters/Peter Nicholls

Russian president Vladimir Putin is a “tin pot despot” who personally ordered the 2006 poisoning murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London(...)

Alexander Litvinenko, 43, was poisoned with radioactive polonium-210 while drinking tea at the Millennium Hotel in London’s Grosvenor Square in 2006. Photograph: PA.

The widow of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko tonight accused a coroner of abandoning “his search for the truth about Russian state responsibi(...)