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Dead Russian Lawyer Found Guilty Of Tax Evasion

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 07.11.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- More than three years after he died in prison, whistle-blowing Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky was found guilty of tax evasion by a Moscow c...

Report: Lawyer's Brutal Death Covered Up

AP | SOFIA JAVED | Posted 01.28.2012 | World

MOSCOW — A private investigation into the death of a Russian lawyer who had reported official corruption in his country concluded Monday that he...

A Sobering Look Inside Putin's Russia

Barry D. Wood | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business
Barry D. Wood

PRAGUE -- Vaclav Havel was stooped and frail last week when he opened his annual Forum 2000 at the glittering Zofin palace beneath Prague Castle. Wh...

Magnitsky and Russia's Opportunity Cost

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

Lawlessness has been working out pretty well for Putin -- when courts don't work, and when the investigators are specialized in inventing cases rather than solving crimes, the Kremlin becomes the ultimate arbiter in the system.

Open Season on Lawyers in Russia

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

In recent years, dozens of lawyers have been forced into prison, out of the country, or worse. Yet despite these outrages, and the fraud schemes they're associated with, not a thing is being done to stop this.

The Murder of Russian Rule of Law

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

Late on Monday the Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky suffered a rupture of the abdominal membrane causing death. How many more dead Russians will it take before the world takes notice?