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Magnitsky`s death tragedy, not crime: Putin

Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 11:15

The death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in a Moscow pre-trial detention facility was a "tragedy" Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday while insisting no crime had been committed.

Magnitsky list: Tom Donilon to feel the heat

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 08:34

US National Security Advisor Tom Donilon will become the first senior US official who will feel the consequences of the US sanctions under the Magnitsky Act.

Russia hits 18 US officials with tit-for-tat entry ban

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 15:39

The list released by the US Treasury names 16 Russians allegedly linked to the death of jailed lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.

US publishes Magnitsky list of banned Russians

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 10:03

The United States has published a list of mainly Russian officials banned from entering the country due to alleged human rights abuses.

Magnitsky`s mother thanks Obama for legislation

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 22:19

The mother of a whistle-blowing Russian lawyer who died in prison is thanking President Barack Obama for a US law targeting Russian officials deemed to be human rights violators involved in her son`s death.

Putin signs bill banning US adoption of Russian kids

Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012, 15:28

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a controversial bill that imposes a ban on adoption of Russian children by Americans and other retaliatory measures targeting the US.

Russia drops charges in lawyer`s prison death

Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 16:34

Russia`s top investigative body says it`s dropped charges against a doctor suspected of involvement in the death of prominent lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.

Russia bans entry to unspecified US officials

Last Updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011, 16:11

Russia says it has banned entry to US officials allegedly involved in killings and abductions.