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“Ambassador Yakovenko is to ask the Foreign Office on Monday to give formal explanations over the September 2, 2012 article in the Sunday Times newspaper, alleging that entry restrictions have been introduced in relation to the so-called Magnitsky list,” the Russian embassy told Interfax by telephone on Sunday.

More detailed comments on this matter could follow on Monday, the embassy official said.

Earlier on Sunday Conservative MP Dominic Raab told the BBC Russian Service that UK Immigration Minister Damian Green sent to the British Embassy in Moscow a list of 60 officials who, according to the British authorities, are involved in the death of Hermitage Capital lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. Earlier similar reports emerged citing The Sunday Times.

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