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Businessman Boris Berezovsky wins poison libel case


Businessman Boris Berezovsky has won a libel case over allegations he was behind the murder of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko.

He was awarded £150,000 ($224,000) at the High Court over a claim made by Russian TV channel RTR Planeta.

Mr Berezovsky, 63, said he was a friend and supporter of Mr Litvinenko and the comments were "outrageous".

The fierce critic of former Russian President Vladimir Putin was poisoned with polonium in London in 2006.

Daniel Sandford reports.

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