Analysis: Russia’s tone familiar after spy poisoning report

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a government meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Alexei Nikolsky/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has made no public comment on the sensational report by a British judge that concluded the Kremlin leader probably approved a 2006 plan to kill a Russian dissident in London. Instead, his subordinates went before reporters and portrayed it as a groundless accusation concocted by a relentlessly hostile West.


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