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Kremlin says US blacklist additions another move to degrade ties

The Kremlin deplored Tuesday the United States` blacklisting of a high-ranking official and the prime suspects in the 2006 murder of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko as a move that further damages bilateral ties.

Alexander Litvinenko murder suspect Andrei Lugovoy calls UK inquiry accusations 'absurd'

Alexander Litvinenko murder suspect Andrei Lugovoy calls UK inquiry accusations 'absurd'

Andrei Lugovoy, one of two Russians named on Thursday by a judge led-British inquiry as the killers of Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko, said the accusations against him were "absurd", the Interfax news agency quoted him as saying.

British Litvinenko inquiry `politically motivated`, not transparent: Russia

Moscow on Thursday slammed the results of a British inquiry into the poisoning death of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko after the findings said President Vladimir Putin "probably approved" the killing.