Posts Tagged ‘nossik’

January 2012

Does the Trail to Magnitsky’s Killers Lead All the Way to the Top?

Minding Russia Blog

An interesting bit of news from a Financial Times blog with Davos gossip:

The most gripping exchange came right at the end when Bill Browder of Hermitage Capital – once the biggest foreign investors in Russia and now a bitter critic – asked the panel about the notorious death in police custody of Sergei Magnitsky, his lawyer and auditor.

The response of Igor Shuvalov, the deputy prime minister was – I think – meant to sound reasonable and reassuring. He described the case as “horrendous” and said that some people had already lost their jobs and been charged over it. But it was very difficult to get to the bottom of the case, because the “system” was protecting some guilty people.

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