Canada imposed sanctions against 30 Russians

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Canada imposed sanctions against 52 people for corruption or “gross violations of human rights”, including 30 Russians. On Friday, November 3, according to SAF on his page on the social network Twitter.

“Canada authorizes 52 people for corruption or “gross violations of human rights”. Including 30 Russians, 19 of Venezuelans, 3 South Sudanese,” the statement reads.

According to the canadian foreign Ministry, restrictive measures are imposed in connection with the recently adopted law On victims of corrupt foreign governments or Law name of Sergei Magnitsky.


Canada sanctions 52 people for corruption or ‘gross violations’ of human rights. Includes 30 Russians, 19 Venezuelans, 3 South Sudanese.

— CBC News Alerts (@CBCAlerts) November 3, 2017


Recall, the Magnitsky act, named after lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died in a Russian prison, was passed in the US in December 2012. The document introduces personal sanctions against persons responsible for violation of human rights and the rule of law. It is known that the list will appear all involved according to the United States the death of Sergei Magnitsky.

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