Andrei Lugovoi

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Britain requested Lugovoi's extradition in July 2007, in relation to the death of Alexander Litvinenko.

The suspect named in the extradition request is Andrei Lugovoi, who, according to the British, poisoned Litvinenko's tea in the Pine Bar when they met on November 1, 2006. Mr. Lugovoi admitted to meeting with Litvinenko to discuss a business venture with him, but denied having anything to do with his death. Mr. Lugovoi also had been contaminated by Polonium-210, but so was almost everyone else who had come in contact with Litvinenko around that time.[1]

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  1. The Specter That Haunts the Death of Litvinenko, by Edward Jay Epstein, The New York Sun, 19 March 2008.