Some 39% of the respondents generally supported the initiative of
U.S. lawmakers to bar Russian officials related to the death of
Hermitage Capital’s Sergei Magnitsky and violations of human rights from
visiting the United States, and 14% opposed it. Forty-eight percent
could not answer the question.
There is no unanimous answer to the question who was guilty of Magnitsky’s death.
Twelve percent blamed “high-ranking officials fearing disclosures of
Magnitsky” (the indicator stood at 14% in August 2011). The same number
blamed “detectives accused by Magnitsky of stealing budget money” (18% a