Foreign and Defense Policy, Europe and Russia

Attacks on Magnitsky Act show US is still Putin’s favorite bogeyman

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov continued Russia’s attacks against the Magnitsky Act – a law punishing Russian human rights violators – this week, calling it “odious” and assuring his audience that the Kremlin would “retaliate for unfriendly acts.” And that’s exactly what the Kremlin did.  Earlier … read more >