I am convinced the calls are authentic,
despite Russian denials. We know the parties to the conversation except for one
unidentified operative (“Alph”). The conversations are carried out in the crude
language of criminal and prison slang. The tape bleeps out an expression that
contains the F-word.
This evidence plus cross examination would
be sufficient to support murder charges either in a criminal court or an
international court of human rights.
Here is the background: