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Inside Europe: The EU and Magnitsky sanctions

In 2009, Russian anti-corruption lawyer Sergei Magnitsky was arrested on charges of creating illegal tax evasion schemes and later died in pre-trial detention. His friend and client Bill Browder vowed to punish those involved in the killing and shepherded through the Magnitsky Act in the US. He wants Europe to follow the US in adopting sanctions against human rights abusers. Teri Schultz reports.

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