"The report which has come out appears to be one-sided, because the conclusion is precisely based on the assumptions that are made by the British police… The Russian position and the Russian offer to cooperate with the British police has not been taken up," Brooks said.
He added that UK ruling circles were assuming stances that are hostile to Russia because of Moscow's interests in Ukraine and Syria, classifying London's actions as "Cold War politics."
At the same time, Brooks thinks that investigators from the United Kingdom and Russia should join their efforts to investigate the case.
“A positive response would be for the British police to cooperate with the Russian police… to look at the statements of the two individuals named [Kovtun and Lugovoy] in a balanced way and to look at other suspects or other motives,” Andy Brooks said.
Lugovoy has said in the past that he passed a polygraph test conducted by British experts, which proved that he was not guilty of murdering Litvinenko.