'British agent suspects Russian gov't involved in Litvinenko death'

A British security services agent says the Russian government may have been involved in the 2006 murder of former security agent and Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko in London, according to the BBC's Newsnight program aired Monday night. The unnamed security officer told Newsnight there were strong indications the government of former Russian President Vladimir Putin was involved in Litvinenko's murder, according to the report. Putin is now Russia's prime minister.