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Widow's Lawyer: Moscow Has Tried to Block Litvinenko Inquiry

A lawyer for the widow of Alexander Litvinenko insisted on Friday that the former KGB agent was murdered at the behest of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and said Russian authorities have repeatedly tried to obstruct an inquiry into the death.   Ben Emmerson said Moscow has attempted "to frustrate and manipulate'' the investigation by refusing to cooperate and raising objections and obstacles. Litvinenko, who fled to London in 2000 and became a fierce critic of...

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