Alexander Litvinenko

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Benedict Cumberbatch to play poisoned Soviet spy in HBO series
The actor will star in Londongrad as Alexander Litvinenko, who was fatally poisoned by a radioactive isotope in 2006

Adrian Horton

28, Oct, 2021 @8:33 PM

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David Tennant to play poisoned former spy Alexander Litvinenko
Four-part ITV series highlights Marina Litvinenko’s fight to name her husband’s murderers

Tom Ambrose

30, Sep, 2021 @3:34 PM

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The Life and Death of Alexander Litvinenko review – a heartfelt if flawed new opera
Former banker Anthony Bolton duly invests and borrows for his opera based on Marina Litvinenko’s account of her husband’s murder

Fiona Maddocks

24, Jul, 2021 @11:30 AM

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The week in audio: British Scandal; Victoria Derbyshire sitting in for Jeremy Vine
A strange new podcast attempts to mix humour with the murder of Alexander Litvinenko

Miranda Sawyer

08, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Marina Litvinenko submits €3.5m ECHR claim against Russia
Exclusive: widow seeks punitive damages for 2006 murder and payment of lost income

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

15, Nov, 2020 @1:10 PM

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Opera about Alexander Litvinenko murder to premiere in UK in July
‘For me is about justice,’ says widow explaining why she is happy to see operatic retelling

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

24, Feb, 2020 @6:42 PM

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Why Boris Johnson must publish Russia report | Letters
Letters: A Tory PM is suppressing evidence by the intelligence agencies about the activities of hostile forces, says Richard Norton-Taylor, and Adrian Cosker says there will be a permanent question mark over the validity of recent elections


17, Nov, 2019 @6:22 PM

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The toxic relationship between Britain and Russia has to be exposed | Oliver Bullough
Russian money is poisoning the UK, yet Boris Johnson continues to suppress a report into this matter, says Oliver Bullough, the author of Moneyland

Oliver Bullough

13, Nov, 2019 @1:42 PM

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Johnson delay on Russia dossier helps Putin, says Litvinenko widow
Exclusive: wife of poisoned ex-spy warns of risks in suppressing report on UK interference

Luke Harding and Dan Sabbagh

05, Nov, 2019 @8:23 PM

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Trump-Russia dossier author gave evidence to UK intrusion inquiry
Exclusive: Report allegedly being withheld by No 10 contains submissions from ex-head of MI6’s Russia desk

Luke Harding and Dan Sabbagh

01, Nov, 2019 @4:28 PM

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Vladimir Bukovsky obituary
Dissident who exposed the Soviet use of psychiatry against political prisoners

Luke Harding

28, Oct, 2019 @11:07 AM

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The week in theatre: A Very Expensive Poison; A Doll’s House; Hedda Tesman – review | Susannah Clapp
Old Vic; Lyric Hammersmith, London; Minerva, Chichester
Lucy Prebble’s take on the Litvinenko murder swivels brilliantly between tragedy and farce, while Ibsen’s women still have much to say to a divided society

Susannah Clapp

15, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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