EU urges action over Russian lawyer’s death

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Series Details 21.4.12
Publication Date 21/04/2012
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Herman Van Rompuy, European Council President, has called on Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to bring to a 'credible' close an investigation into the death in jail of Sergei Magnitsky, the anti-corruption lawyer, before his term as Russian president expired in May 2012.

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