Tag: Hermitage Capital

Russia, Where You Can Prosecute a Ghost

July 11, 2013

The tweet containing the picture above says it all: Oh,Russia.Where you can prosecute a ghost.MT @YuliaSkyNews Cameras film empty Magnitsky cage. Defendant long dead pic.twitter.com/45xBlr9TVa — Amie Ferris-Rotman (@Amie_FR) July 11, 2013 Today, Russian courts found deceased investment fund lawyer,¬†¬†Sergei Magnitsky, guilty of tax evasion, along with his former client, William Browder (tried in absentia). […]

Interior and Justice Ministers Meet with Officials in Magnitsky List

June 5, 2013

[Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev and Justice Minister Aleksandr Konovalov met on April 27 with their employees who have been included in the so-called Magnitsky List. The list includes 18 judges and representatives of law-enforcement and other government agencies whom American authorities believe are complicit in the death in pre-trial detention at Matrosskaya Tishina Prison of […]

Epistles, S-300s, Warrants and Gay Rights

May 28, 2013

Here are some of the biggest Russia-focused stories from the past week: – In the wake of the Ryan Fogle spy debacle, and the endless debate on Syria, Obama and Putin have reverted to the 19th-century method of writing courier-delivered letters to each other instead of picking up a phone to discuss bilateral relations. According […]