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Russia to put deceased Magnitsky on trial

29.01.13 @ 09:27

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Russia is putting deceased whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky on trial three years after the lawyer died in prison amid allegations that he had been beaten and tortured. The Russian government changed the law in 2011 to permit posthumous trials. Magnitsky was imprisoned after uncovering a $230 million tax fraud scandal.