The U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions against five Russians, including the head of the RF IC Alexander Bastrykin, entrepreneurs Alexander Lugovoi, Dmitry Kovtun and. Sanctions are imposed on the basis of the previously adopted “Magnitsky Act”.
As stated in the press release of the U.S. Treasury, in the sanctions list also included Stanislav Gordievsky and Gennady Plaksin.
According to the adopted in 2012 in the U.S. “Magnitsky Act”, in the sanctions list can be included those citizens of Russia who, according to us authorities involved in human rights violations.
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