Coverage of issues surrounding expropriation of business by the Russian state

Boris Titov: Emigration of businessmen from Russia is a powerful blow to the country’s future (“Deutsche Welle”, Germany) According to the survey, which was carried out by “Business Russia” in spring of 2012, 17% of Russian businessmen said they decided to leave the country. Every second businessmen said he does not exclude such possibility. “Lack of legal … Continue reading

Lifting seizure of YUKOS suspect’s property unlawful, court

RAPSI: MOSCOW, September 5 – RAPSI. The Moscow City Court has deemed unlawful the lifting of the seizure of late YUKOS suspect Vasily Aleksanyan’s property, the told the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI/ on Wednesday. The court has satisfied the prosecutors’ … Continue reading

Britain Implements Magnitsky List – Paper

RIA Novosti: The British government has implemented the so-called “Magnitsky list”, blacklisting for entry some 60 Russian officials linked to the death of whistleblowing lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in pretrial detention in 2009, The Sunday Times said. The United Kingdom’s Foreign … Continue reading