Kovtun was questioned a second time by Scotland Yard and is supposedly undergoing treatment for radiation poisoning himself (but this has not been confirmed by Western sources).
Until November 1 Litvinenko had left no traces of radiation anywhere.
Kovtun began to leave traces of polonium in Hamburg on October 28.
Before his meeting with Litvinenko, Lugovoy stayed in room 441 of the Millennium Hotel, where very strong traces - the initial traces - of polonium-210 were found.
The radiation “tail” followed Alexander Litvinenko only after his meeting with Kovtun and Lugovoy in the bar of the Millennium Hotel. And it was there that a cup which had been strongly contaminated with polonium was found.
Novaya Gazeta says Scotland Yard has its Men