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PACE Threatens European Magnitsky Act

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on 27 Nov 2014 | 0 comments
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The Parliamentary Assembly for the Council of Europe, or PACE, voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve a resolution critical of Russia for its handling of the investigation into the death of Sergei Magnitsky, over the fierce objections of Russian lawmakers present for the vote.

By adopting the resolution, which was titled "Refusing Impunity for the Killers of Sergei Magnitsky," PACE "urged the Russian authorities to fully investigate the circumstances and background of Magnitsky's death, and the possible criminal responsibility of all officials involved," PACE said in a statement after the resolution was passed.

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Source: Moscow Times, 28 January 2014

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