Passenger plane crashes in CubaWorld April 29, 22:49
US anti-missile systems in Eastern Europe violate INF Treaty - Russian foreign ministryRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 29, 20:35
Moscow police say 250 people take part in protest rallyWorld April 29, 16:29
Abe plans to continue dialogue with Putin to solve global issuesWorld April 29, 14:50
Moscow is ready to cooperate with Washington on Syria — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 29, 12:24
Diplomat calls US’ allegations about isolation of Russia in UN 'strange'Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 20:58
Experts slam 'Russian hacking' hype as 'fake news' to feed US media's ratingsRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 20:35
Ferrari drivers clock best time in Practice Two of Russia F1 GP in SochiSport April 28, 19:54
Red Bull’s advisor Marko says Kvyat to possibly remain with Toro Rosso next yearSport April 28, 19:16
London coroners had a preliminary hearing over Alexander Litvinenko's death in 2006. Great Britain announced that Andrei Lugovoi was the key suspect and demanded his extradition. Russia rejected the demand. During the hearing, representatives of British secret services were expected to testify. Meanwhile, Litvinenko's widow acknowledged that he was a British spy.
The hearing was held behind closed doors, the "Nezavisimaya Gazeta" reports. Andrei Lugovoi's lawyers attended it. They demanded an expanded hearing to have the opportunity to examine of the materials related to Litvinenko's death. There has been no answer to their inquiry yet.
In an interview with Britain's Sunday Mail, Litvinenko's wife admitted for the first time that her husband had worked for MI5 and foreign intelligence MI6. He was paid dozens of thousand pounds for his help. The widow denied it. Now she says Litvinenko had consulted British secret services for more than a year. According to Marina, her husband did not tell her about every meeting with MI6; however, he did say he was helping them.
The wife of former FSB officer stunned all the global community with her statement, the "Komsomolskaya Pravda" writes. Litvinenko received fees for his services which ran into dozens of thousand pounds. When the newspaper asked whey the woman had kept the secret for so long, she explained that she had done it out of respect for her husband's memory.