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Lithuanian parliament adopts ‘Magnitsky Law’


The Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) has adopted a law similar to the Magnitsky Act adopted in 2012 by Washington authorities to punish Russian officials guilty of the death of Sergei Magnitsky, a Ukrainian-born Russian accountant who stood up to Russian authorities, accusing them of large-scale fraud. The law passed by the Lithuanian Seimas bans the entry of people suspected of corruption, money laundering, and persons accused of crimes against human rights and civic freedoms.
In particular, the Baltic News Service reported that the Lithuanian Seimas adopted amendments to the law on foreign citizens to make it similar to the Magnitsky Act already …read more

Source: UaWire

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