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US Sanctions Chechen Group, Russians for Alleged Human Rights Abuses

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI individuals. The sanctions against the Terek Special Rapid Response Team in the Chechen Republic and the five individuals were announced by the U.S. Treasury on its website. The Treasury Department imposed the sanctions, which freeze the banks...

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