Sweden declines safe passage to Magnitsky campaigner

30.09.13 @ 17:56

Sweden has declined to guarantee the safety of a campaigner for EU sanctions on Russian officials despite Russian threats.


22.02.13 @ 09:21

The Magnitsky Affair

22.02.13 @ 09:34

EUobserver investigative reports

22.02.13 @ 09:20

About Andrew Rettman

European rights body to debate Magnitsky report

03.09.13 @ 12:51

The Council of Europe will on Wednesday debate a damning resolution on the Magnitsky affair, with Russian delegates pledging to attack the text.

Europol joins hunt on EU-Russia money laundering

25.06.13 @ 17:11

The EU's joint police body, Europol, is hunting Russian mafia money in EU banks in connection with the alleged murder of Sergei Magnitsky.

Latvia fines bank over Magnitsky money laundering

20.06.13 @ 09:28

Latvian authorities have imposed a fine of over €140,000 on an unnamed bank involved in Russian money laundering exposed by the late whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky.

EU: Magnitsky verdict is 'disturbing' sign

11.07.13 @ 17:32

The EU has said Russia's posthumous conviction of Magnitsky is a "disturbing" sign of lack of rule of law, but remains opposed to sanctions.

Russian officials: Banned by the US, on holiday in the EU

10.06.13 @ 09:26

Russian officials banned from entering the US on accusations of corruption and murder are frequent visitors in EU cities, leaked data shows.

Russia asks Interpol to track Magnitsky campaigner

21.05.13 @ 09:30

Russia's request for Interpol to track Bill Browder, a UK-based human rights campaigner, could end his trips to Brussels and other EU capitals.

Russia threatens Ireland with adoption ban

26.04.13 @ 09:29

Russia has threatened to impose an adoption ban on EU presidency country Ireland if its MPs pass a tough resolution on Sergei Magnitsky.

Moldova backs away from EU-Russia money laundering probe

26.03.13 @ 09:28

The head of Moldova's anti-corruption centre has poured cold water on the prospects of an EU-linked money laundering probe.

EU countries launch joint probe into Magnitsky affair

22.02.13 @ 09:27

Sleuths from six EU countries are joining forces to see if millions of euros of Russian mafia money was laundered through their banks.

Moldova takes action on EU-Russia money laundering

07.02.13 @ 18:32

Moldova has launched criminal proceedings in a money laundering case involving its biggest bank, the Russian mafia and six EU countries.


EU audit on Cyprus money laundering - whitewash in the making?

26.03.13 @ 09:25

EU-sponsored auditors have begun work in Cyprus. But their track record and the minimalist scope of the survey give cause for concern.

Magnitsky relatives: Russian diplomat lied to EU parliament

01.03.13 @ 11:04

The mother and widow of Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian anti-corruption activist who died in prison, have accused a Russian diplomat of lying to the European Parliament about his case.

Time is ripe for EU to hold Russia to account

22.02.13 @ 09:26

The time is ripe for the EU to hold Russia to account on its obligations on democracy and rule of law, writes Kristiina Ojuland.

Cyprus launches probe into Russian mafia money

14.12.12 @ 07:07

Cyprus has opened an investigation into evidence that stolen Russian tax money linked to the murder of Sergei Magnitsky was laundered through its banks.