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Sergei Magnitsky

Magnitsky`s death tragedy, not crime: Putin

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.

Apr 28, 2013, 11:15 AM IST

Magnitsky list: Tom Donilon to feel the heat

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.

Apr 15, 2013, 08:34 AM IST

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

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

Apr 13, 2013, 15:39 PM IST

US publishes Magnitsky list of banned Russians

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

Apr 13, 2013, 10:03 AM IST

Magnitsky`s mother thanks Obama for legislation

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.

Jan 25, 2013, 22:19 PM IST

Putin signs bill banning US adoption of Russian kids

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.

Dec 28, 2012, 15:28 PM IST

Russia drops charges in lawyer`s prison death

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

Apr 09, 2012, 16:34 PM IST

Russia bans entry to unspecified US officials

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

Oct 22, 2011, 16:11 PM IST