[JURIST] The US House Committee on Foreign Affairs [official website] voted Thursday to approve a bill [HR 4405 text, PDF] that would impose sanctions on Russian officials linked to the 2009 death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky [JURIST news archive]. If passed, the bill will bar the US State Department (DOS) [official website] from issuing visas to Russian officials connected with Magnitsky's death and will impose other sanctions, including making public the names of suspected officials and banning them from...

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