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US Hits 12 Russians with Sanctions for Rights Violations

The United States has slapped sanctions on 12 Russians, including those suspected of involvement in the 2009 prison death of a Russian lawyer who had leveled accusations of a massive Russian tax fraud.   The U.S. State Department, in a statement Tuesday, linked the sanctions to the detention, prison abuse and death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died in 2009 in a notorious Moscow prison.  The State Department says the designees are banned from entering the United States and...

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