East StratCom disinformation claim:
The Alexander Litvinenko case was politicized and the investigation was non-transparent.
Documentation for claim
published by РИА Новости – события в России и мире: темы дня, фото, видео, инфографика, радио
Period/date: 25. November 2016
There is compelling evidence that the Russian state was behind Alexander Litvinenko’s assassination through poisoning with radioactive polonium on British soil https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/21/alexander-litvinenko-was-probably-murdered-on-personal-orders-of-putin. A British murder investigation pointed to a member of Russia’s Federal Protective Service as the prime suspect. A public enquiry concluded that Litvinenko’s murder was a Russian FSB operation, probably personally approved by President Putin. https://www.litvinenkoinquiry.org/files/Litvinenko-Inquiry-Report-web-version.pdf
Documentation for the debunk
published by News, sport and opinion from the Guardian’s global edition | The Guardian
This information is reported by East Stratcom Network in Disinformation Review issue 50. The item is located at row number 20 in the report.