But Andrei Lugovoi
, 52, said it was "crazy" to think that President Vladimir Putin ordered the latest bid.
His alleged assailants, Andrei Lugovoi
and Dmitry Kovtun, are protected from extradition by the Russian constitution, and Lugovoi has been elected to the Duma, which gives him immunity from prosecution even within the Russian Federation.
The Litvinenko inquiry, headed by the former high court judge Sir Robert Owen, found two Russian men - Andrei Lugovoi
and Dmitri Kovtun - had deliberately poisoned their victim, leading to an agonising death.
Last year Andrei Lugovoi
, a parliament member aligned with Russia's nationalist LDPR party, theorized cryptocurrencies could even help Russian businesses (http://www.
21 Said The Ex-KGB Spy Alexander Litvinenko In 2006 Was Probably Murdered On Putin Order; Those Involved In His Poisoning With Polonium Were Then FSB's Head Nikolai Patrushev, And FSB Agents Andrei Lugovoi
& Dmitry Kovtun
Before his death, Litvinenko named Andrei Lugovoi
and Dmitry Kovtun as his assassins, yet they brazenly went to the embassy to spread ludicrous misinformation in an attempt to confuse the British police who were heading out to Russia to investigate.
The Government summoned the Russian ambassador and announced that the two men who allegedly carried out the killing - Andrei Lugovoi
and Dmitri Kovtun - would have their assets frozen.
and Dmitri Kovtun, the men suspected of administering the posion, are both now in Russia.
Kovtun and a second Russian, Andrei Lugovoi
, are wanted by British police for allegedly poisoning Litvinenko in a London hotel on November 1, 2006 using tea laced with polonium-210, a radioactive isotope.
Today, Andrei Lugovoi
, the KGB agent that the British government suspects of delivering the polonium that killed Litvinenko, sits in the Russian Duma.
When Andrei Lugovoi
and Dmitri Kovtun left, Lugovoi said: "There is still tea left.
Our member Andrei Lugovoi
will host the program on our behalf, and we also invite Edward Snowden," LDPR member Andrei Svintsov said Wednesday, Ria Novosti reported.