MEPs from the Foreign Affairs Committee suggested that the EU ban visas and freeze the EU assets of 32 Russian officials involved in the case of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. Magnitsky died in detention in 2009, after allegedly having been tortured and deprived of medical care.

Sergei Magnitsky was a Russian lawyer who was jailed for tax evasion but eventually died in prison under suspicious circumstances before his trial took place. According to independent investigations, Magnitsky was s...


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