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Dead souls in Moscow

(This piece originally appeared on Russia Beyond the Headlines) The news about the posthumous trial of Sergei Magnitsky, a tax auditor who died in a Moscow pre-trial detention facility in 2009, has sent a tsunami wave of excitement, almost exhilaration, through the … Continue reading

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The Magnitsky Lesson

This piece originally appeared in Komsomolskaya Pravda: In the rush of the looming holiday season, Russia’s State Duma is hastily preparing the so-called Dima Yakovlev law, a “symmetric” response to the Magnitsky Act that has just been adopted by the … Continue reading

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