Russia’s Foreign Ministry said it had asked Britain whether
it had blacklisted 60 people including judges, intelligence
officers and prosecutors, as a newspaper reported. The ministry
did not say what a Russian diplomatic response could entail.
Magnitsky, a 37-year-old lawyer for an equity fund, died
about a year after he was jailed on charges of tax evasion and
Former colleagues say the charges were fabricated by police
investigators he had accused of stealing $230 million from the
Russian state through fraudulent tax returns.