All Posts Tagged With: "Sergei Magnitsky"

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Fired Defense Official Fears Sharing Magnitsky’s Fate

One of the Russian Defense Ministry officials fired as part of a recent federal corruption probe fears that he may be in for the same fate as Sergei Magnitsky, after being placed in pre-trial detention and denied medical care for his heart condition.

Nov 27, 2012 | Continued
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Kasparov, Gudkov Meet With Estonian MEP

Garry Kasparov and Dmitry Gudkov met with Estonian MEP Kristiina Ojuland to discuss her upcoming report to the European Parliament on the Magnitsky Resolution, as well as the politically motivated attempts to kick Gennady Gudkov out of the State Duma.

Aug 30, 2012 | Continued
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Kasparov: How Obama Can Support Russia and Oppose Putin

In this op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, Garry Kasparov stresses the urgency of passing the Magnitsky Act, which would would block entry to the US and freeze the assets there of 60 Russian officials involved with the murder of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.

Jun 27, 2012 | Continued
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Sergei’s Law – Justice for Sergei Magnitsky

More than two years after he was tortured to death in a Russian prison, Sergei Magnitsky’s murderers have not been brought to justice. However, if passed, a new US congressional initiative could help put pressure on the Russian government officials responsible.

May 16, 2012 | Continued
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Turmoil Continues in Magnitsky Case

The United States and Russia are at odds over visa sanctions in response to the Sergei Magnitsky case, and Russian prosecutors continue to file slander lawsuits against human rights activists and Magnitsky’s colleagues.

Aug 11, 2011 | Continued
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US Feels Russian Backlash after Banning Officials

Days after the US blacklisted a group of Russian officials involved in perpetrating the death of Sergei Magnitsky, the “reset” in relations between Russia and the US appears to be on the verge of faltering.

Jul 31, 2011 | Continued
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Dutch Lawmakers Vote Unanimously to Sanction Russian Civil Servants

Dutch lawmakers have passed a measure to sanction Russian civil servants connected to the death of Hermitage Capital Management lawyer Sergei Magnitsky; Russian officials say the sanctions are “unacceptable.”

Jul 5, 2011 | Continued
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Magnitsky’s Colleagues Outraged at Chaika’s Role in Investigation

Colleagues of deceased lawyer Sergei Magnitsky are speaking out against a presidential order that charges Prosecutor General Yury Chaika, who Magnitsky accused of violating his constitutional rights, with greater oversight in the investigation over his death.

Jun 1, 2011 | Continued
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Russian Court Sanctions Arrest of Hermitage Executive Cherkasov (updated with corrections)

Moscow’s Tverskoy Court has sanctioned the arrest of one of deceased lawyer Sergei Magnitsky’s colleagues, Hermitage Capital Management executive Ivan Cherkasov. (Note: This article is corrected from earlier reports)

May 4, 2011 | Continued
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Play Based on Magnitsky’s Death to Premiere in US

A play based on the death of Hermitage Capital lawyer Sergei Magnitsky is set to premier in Washington, DC on May 4, just as the Russian authorities announce they are seeking the arrest of Magnitsky’s colleague.

May 3, 2011 | Continued