Poisoned Litvinenko asked for Muslim burial? (updated)

The mind boggles. Polonium-poisoned ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko's father says that he asked for a Muslim burial. At least that is what MosNews.com is reporting, based on a Russian language daily newspaper report. Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian intelligence agent poisoned in London, requested before his death that he be buried according to Muslim tradition, his father said in an interview for the Kommersant daily newspaper published Monday. The former agent and critic of the Kremlin expressed the wish as he lay dying in his father's arms, Valter Litvinenko said. "He said I want to be buried according to Islamic tradition. I said okay son. It will be as you wish. We already have one Muslim in our family. The important thing is to believe in the Almighty. God is one," he said in the interview. Valter Litvinenko said he was sure that President Vladimir Putin was involved in the death a view apparently voiced by the former agent himself in a letter...(Read Full Post)