Tag: Sergei Magnitsky

Kremlin disinformation to blame for ‘outrageous’ move against Browder?

     

A critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly had his visa revoked by the State Department, according to multiple reports, The Hill reports. British citizen Bill Browder [left] tweeted… Read more »

Canada passes ‘Global Magnitsky’, Russia threatens retaliation

     

A bill targeting foreign nationals who have committed human rights violations has passed final reading in Canada’s Senate, writes Leslie Young of Investigative Global News: Bill S-226, which has now… Read more »

‘Clear evidence’ Putin interfered with election results

     

There is “clear evidence” of direct Russian involvement in British elections, a Labour former minister has said. Former Europe minister Chris Bryant also warned that many believed some of the… Read more »

New Magnitsky sanctions hit Russian officials

     

The Obama administration has blacklisted five Russians, including the government’s chief public investigator, who is a close aide to President Vladimir V. Putin, for human rights abuses, The New York… Read more »

Russia: ‘Foreign Agents’: Mythical Enemies and Society’s Real Losses

     

A leading U.S. Senator is expressing concern over threats to Russia’s civil society, including independent citizen election monitoring group Golos, ahead of Russia’s September 2016 parliamentary elections. “I am deeply concerned… Read more »

Honoring Nemtsov, a call for action

     

Thousands of people marched in honor of slain opposition politician Boris Nemtsov on February 27, one year after he was shot dead near the Kremlin. Five suspects have been charged… Read more »