Exclusive: widow seeks punitive damages for 2006 murder, and payment of lost income
The widow of Alexander Litvinenko has submitted a claim against Russia to the European court of human rights (ECHR), seeking €3.5m (£3.1m) in compensation for his murder by radiation poisoning in London.
Marina Litvinenko is requesting punitive damages and payment for accumulated lost income. A public inquiry concluded that her husband’s murder in 2006 was probably ordered by Vladimir Putin.
(November 15, 2003) Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev
Russia | The Guardian