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 US authorities not ruling out future punitive action against Russia after report into murder of Litvinenko, - The Washington Post

White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters that officials would need to take a closer look at the judge’s report into death of Alexander Litvinenko before deciding if action is warranted.

Censor.NET reports citing The Washington Post.

The White House isn't ruling out future punitive action against Russia after a British judge concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan to kill a former FSB security service agent who had become a Kremlin critic.

See more: Former Russian spy Litvinenko poisoned at Putin's order, - conclusions of British inquiry. PHOTOS

The agent, Alexander Litvinenko, died in 2006 after drinking tea laced with radioactive poison. The British government said Thursday that it would freeze the assets of the two main Russian suspects in Litvinenko's killing.

Read more: Cameron suggests further sanctions against Russia after report into Litvinenko's death
 
 
 
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