Irina Chumakov. Law enforcement agencies only after a couple of hours After the death of Alexander Litvinenko told his family about what he was poisoned by polonium-210, said the widow of ex-FSB officer of the Russian Federation Marina Litvinenko in the process taking place in London open proceedings on the case of his death.
Alexander Litvinenko, who fled in 2000 in the UK, died in November 2006, shortly After obtaining British citizenship. Health Litvinenko began to deteriorate After talks with former colleagues, Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitry Kovtun, and tea together at London's Millennium hotel. After his death the experts of the British Agency for health argued that found in the body Litvinenko, a significant number of radioactive polonium-210. The main suspect in the "Litvinenko case" is a Russian businessman and the people's choice Andrei Lugovoi. However, he denies put forward in his address the charges, calling them politically motivated.
"When I returned from the hospital (After parting with her husband), I got a call from the police and stated that he would like to come and talk to me. I was against it because he was unable to talk, but they insisted, explaining that I would not like, that I learned from the media that they wanted to tell. When we arrived, they said that Alexander was poisoned by polonium-210, " he told Marina Litvinenko.
At the same time, her expressions When Alexander was in the hospital and After his death, When the family said goodbye to him, there was no protection." We had touched him, I kissed him, " said Marina Litvinenko.
along with this, before the coroner said an autopsy Litvinenko " was the most dangerous of all held ever in the West ", the doctors were special equipment and premises, where he conducted the autopsy, was carefully isolated.
Immediately After the message to the police about the poisoning of Litvinenko with polonium-210, According to Marina Litvinenko them with my son said that they must leave the house, because to be in it is dangerous." We were evacuated for 30 minutes, " said She.
According to the widow, they moved into the house of their friends, family Akhmed Zakayev, who lived nearby, where he stayed for 5 days." then We moved to an apartment belonging to Boris Berezovsky, where he lived until October 2007, " said Marina.
It fundamentally rejected the version of the suicide of Alexander.
Marina Litvinenko in the process of giving testimony also revealed that Litvinenko in 2004, two years before his death, wished to come to Ukraine, but was warned by one of the Ukrainians to refrain from travel, as as if " there was a Danger of his life, from Russia ".
in the process of open proceedings were also shown footage from the press conference, which was held at the Frontline club in London After the murder of Anna Politkovskaya. On the current press conference Litvinenko told me that 3 years was friends with Politkovskaya, that It is reported as if it were coming in her address the threat from the Russian authorities, and has been charged with her death.
Open the proceedings on the merits commenced at the High court in London on January 27. It will last until 31 March, followed by a closed part of the process.