Contents tagged with Magnitsky List

  • Lithuania releases list of Russians affected by Magnitsky Act

    On Monday the Lithuanian Department of Migration released a list of 49 Russian citizens who are banned from entering Lithuania due to rights violations and money laundering, Delfi news agency reports.

    The list was released last week on the basis of the so-called “Magnitsky Act”, which came into force on January 1 in Lithuania. The list which was published online mentions the names, surnames, dates of birth and nationalities of the people it affects. Notably, the list features the name of …

  • Lithuania bans 49 Russians from entering the country under Magnitsky Act

    The Lithuanian Minister of the Interior, Eimutis Misiūnas, has banned 49 Russian citizens from entering the country under the Magnitsky bill, as reported by Ministry spokesperson Karolis Vaitkevičius to BNS.

    A list was compiled by the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) based on consultations with foreign partners, said MFA spokesperson Rasa Jakilaitienė. She specified that the list had been prepared prior to adoption of the Magnitsky bill by the Seimas, and included Russians accused …

  • Lithuania puts 44 names on the Magnitsky List

    The Lithuanian Parliament or Seimas has decided to add 44 names to the list of individuals banned from the country under the law known as the Magnitsky Act, Diena newspaper reports.

    The decision was adopted by the majority vote of 82 out of 83 members of Parliament. One member abstained from the vote.

    “By this decision I am calling on the government to put on the black list individuals who were closely involved in the murder of Sergei Magnitsky. This will make our Magnitsky list complete,” …

  • Russian Prosecutor General asked the US to open a criminal case against Putin’s critic Browder

    The Russian Prosecutor General, Yury Chaika has requested the United States to launch a probe into British investor William Browder, on whose initiative the United States adopted the so-called "Magnitsky Act" on sanctions against Russian human rights violators.

    According to Radio Liberty, Chaika is said to have requested this in his letter to US Attorney General Jeff Sessions. In another letter, he called on the US to verify the validity of the adoption of the "Magnitsky Act" itself. According …

  • The U.S. Department of Treasury expanded the Magnitsky sanctions list

    On the 9th of January, the Head of the Investigative Committee of Russia, Alexander Bastrykin and another four Russian citizens were added to the Magnitsky sanctions list. According to the updated list published on the Ministry’s website, another five Russian citizens, Alexander Bastrykin, Stanislav Gordievsky, Dmitri Kovtun, Andrey Lugovoy and Gennady Plaksin were targeted by sanctions under the Magnitsky Act.

    Meanwhile, the Spokesperson for the United States Department of State, John Kirby …

  • Magnitsky list expanded to include 30 more Russian officials

    As reported by Radio Liberty, the International Foundation of Justice for Sergei Magnitsky, published a new list of officials who, in the organization’s opinion, are involved in the posthumous prosecution of the late Hermitage Capital lawyer.

    This list includes 30 members of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, the General Prosecutor's Office, the FSB and the Investigative Committee of Russia, which, according to the fund, supervised the posthumous prosecution against Sergei Magnitsky. …

  • Russia issues travel ban on five US officials

    In response to the expansion of the U.S. Treasury’s ‘Magnitsky list,’ Moscow published a list of U.S. citizens "involved in the legalization and use of torture," who are now denied entry into Russia.

    The day after the expansion of Washington's ‘Magnitsky list,’ Moscow retaliated. On Tuesday, February 2nd, the Russian Foreign Ministry published a list of U.S. citizens who are prohibited from entering Russia. All of them are former high ranking officials of the Pentagon, the CIA and the Justice …

  • US Adds Five Names to the Magnitsky List of Sanctioned Russians

    The U.S Treasury Department reported that five additional people have been placed on the Magnitsky sanctions list. A Sevastopol native and former Deputy Interior Minister of Russia, Alex Anichin, as well as Yevgeny Antonov, Boris Kibis, Pavel Lapshov and Oleg Urzumtsev (all citizens of the Russian Federation) were added to the list.

    The US State Department has clarified that the Russians were included to the Magnistky list on the basis of reliable information concerning human rights violations. …