Coverage of issues surrounding expropriation of business by the Russian state

Obama Signs Magnitsky Act Into Law

RIA Novosti: US President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law the Magnitsky Act, a bill punishing Russian officials for alleged human rights violations that US lawmakers attached to a landmark trade bill normalizing trade relations with Moscow. WASHINGTON, December … 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