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    Public Inquiry Says Putin 'Probably' Approved Poisoning of Former Spy

    Public Inquiry Says Putin 'Probably' Approved Poisoning of Former Spy



    (LONDON) -- A public inquiry has concluded that the murder of former spy Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 was likely approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    Litvinenko died at the age of 43, days after being poisoned with radioactive polonium-210. He is believed to have been exposed to the poison through a cup of tea. "An abundance of evidence" indicats that two Russian men, Andrei Lugovoy and Dmitry Kovtun, who met with Litvinenko at a hotel the day of his poisoning, were accused in Litvinenko's murder, according to the report. BBC News says the pair deny killing him.

    British Home Secretary Theresa May called Litvinenko's death "a deeply shocking event" and called Owen's report "detailed, thorough, and impartial."

    In a 300-page report, retired High Court Judge Sir Robert Owen wrote that the decision to kill Litvinenko was likely part of a Russian intelligence operation approved by both Putin and the then-chief of the Russian intelligence service Nikolai Patrushev.

    Russia's Foreign Ministry called the inquiry "politically motivated" and said that it had not expected the report to be impartial.

    Lugovoy told Russian news agency Interfax that the accusations against him are "absurd" and that the inquiry's findings "have once again shown London's anti-Russian position, its closed-mindedness, and the Brits' unwillingness to determine the true cause of Litvinenko's death."

    "The government takes these findings extremely seriously," May said in a statement. "In particular, the conclusion that the Russian state was probably involved in the murder of Mr. Litvinenko is deeply disturbing."

    May called the actions "a blatant an unacceptable breach of the most fundamental tenets of international law and civilised behaviour." Still, May said, "we have to accept this does not come as a surprise."

    The U.K. government has put an asset freeze against Lugovoy and Kovtun, May added. Interpol notices and European Arrest Warrants were put in place so the two can be arrested if they travel abroad.

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    Putin "probably" killed Jesus, Bambi, Old Yellah, too many baby seals to mention, Moby Dick and JFK. Whats new?

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    Quote Originally Posted by OhOh View Post
    Putin "probably" killed Jesus, Bambi, Old Yellah, too many baby seals to mention, Moby Dick and JFK. Whats new?
    I don't think Putin would have any reason to kill any of those.

    But political assassinations?

    Walk in the park for this KGB bod.

    The Putin Critics Who Have Been Assassinated

    Yet for some strange reason, you still love to kiss his arse.

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    Yes, probably. I wonder how many hundred thousand pounds they wasted on something we already knew was probably the case? They don't exactly sell radioactive polonium in Boots y'know.

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    It was likely money spent to keep Old Etonians in employment.

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    Meanwhile another "Inquiry" has been closed down. Maybe the probabilities of crimes being discovered were too high.

    British justice at it's best.



    "As many as 57 cases of alleged unlawful killings carried out by UK soldiers who served in Iraq won’t be followed up, as “no criminality” had been established during the investigation, the UK’s Ministry of Defence has announced.

    The Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT), tasked with investigating the alleged abuses by British soldiers during the US-led invasion in Iraq, has decided to drop probes into 57 cases of alleged unlawful killings, the ministry has announced. The military’s prosecuting authority has also dropped another case of alleged human rights violations."


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    They don't exactly sell radioactive polonium in Boots y'know.
    Man, get yo ass to Brixton, every thing daan ther mate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda
    I don't think Putin would have any reason to kill any of those. But political assassinations?
    Yep, your "probably" right.

    Political assassinations huh, this guy wrestles with bears and with one wink of his eye can "probably" tale down an F35.

    The LORD giveth and the LORD taketh away!

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    Quote Originally Posted by OhOh View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda
    I don't think Putin would have any reason to kill any of those. But political assassinations?
    Yep, your "probably" right.

    Political assassinations huh, this guy wrestles with bears and with one wink of his eye can "probably" tale down an F35.

    The LORD giveth and the LORD taketh away!
    So you conveniently ignore the list of his critics who have been assassinated, not to mention the possible political opponents who've suddenly found themselves breaking rocks in Siberia.

    That's the trouble with you, you make absurd claims based on the thinnest of evidence, yet when the obvious is staring you in the face you can't handle it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda
    That's the trouble with you, you make absurd claims based on the thinnest of evidence
    Harry, I am a simple soul commenting on a web site, teasing out everyone's thoughts. My opinion is not to serve any political ideology. Don't take my belief in the LORD seriously, he is but one man who "probably", no definitely, has his own agenda. His current actions are I believe helping the world solve one problem, not all of the worlds problems. On the accusers side I see many creating world problems.

    I am not leading a UK tax payer funded inquiry, I am not a Judge who has proclaimed that another countries democratically elected leader has murdered somebody, "probably". Evidence can be proved or not, probabilities are mathematically deduced and are open to interpretation.

    You need to point your finger at the accusers, backers and promoters of dubious practices - in the name of legally backed justice. You need to raise your head from the sand and view all information presented to you on a plate by biased organisations or through diligent search and state your own opinion, clearly.

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    Putin? Nah, he seems such a nice guy. He even likes cats.


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    Quote Originally Posted by OhOh View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda
    That's the trouble with you, you make absurd claims based on the thinnest of evidence
    Harry, I am a simple soul commenting on a web site, teasing out everyone's thoughts. My opinion is not to serve any political ideology. Don't take my belief in the LORD seriously, he is but one man who "probably", no definitely, has his own agenda. His current actions are I believe helping the world solve one problem, not all of the worlds problems. On the accusers side I see many creating world problems.

    I am not leading a UK tax payer funded inquiry, I am not a Judge who has proclaimed that another countries democratically elected leader has murdered somebody, "probably". Evidence can be proved or not, probabilities are mathematically deduced and are open to interpretation.

    You need to point your finger at the accusers, backers and promoters of dubious practices - in the name of legally backed justice. You need to raise your head from the sand and view all information presented to you on a plate by biased organisations or through diligent search and state your own opinion, clearly.
    But you are a Putin loving twat.

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    Unfortunately being old and cynical means there aren't that many idols around to worship these days.

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