SERGEI MAGNITSKY

  • US names 18 people as alleged human rights abusers in Russia April 13, 2013

    Washington: The Obama administration on Friday designated 18 people under a US law requiring a list of alleged human rights abusers in Russia, in a move that could cause more friction in US ties with Moscow. The list includes 16 people directly related to the case of Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky,...
  • Russia tries to prosecute a dead man January 29, 2013

    Moscow: Russia is preparing to put lawyer Sergei Magnitsky on trial, even though he died in 2009, an unusual twist in a case that has become a byword for Russian corruption and severely strained US relations with Moscow. Russia's top court ruled in August 2011 that posthumous trials are allowed, with...