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Russia condemns Canadian sanctions over Magnitsky case

Topic: Hermitage Capital lawyer Magnitsky's case

The Russian Foreign Ministry
22:53 09/12/2010

The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the sanctions imposed on Russian officials by Canada over the death of Russian lawyer Sergey Magnitsky, amount to pressure tactics.

The Canadian parliament's subcommittee on Human rights adopted a resolution to deny visas and freeze the Canadian assets of Russian officials allegedly linked to the death of Magnitsky in a pre-trial detention center last year.

"We doubt the prosecutorial bias of the resolution will complement the human rights image of Canadian legislators," the ministry said in the statement on its website. "And it will certainly not add anything positive into our bilateral relations."

In November, the European Parliament's foreign affairs committee voted unanimously to ban entry to the EU for 60 officials allegedly tied to the Magnitsky's death. The full house is expected to vote on the issue next month.

Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Glushko said the sanctions were an intrusion on Russia's domestic affairs. He described the move as politicized and said it showed no respect for Russia's legal system.

Konstantin Kosachyov, the chairman of the State Duma's foreign affairs committee warned the move "may have negative consequences for Russia-EU relations."

Magnitsky, who was defending UK investment company Hermitage Capital Management against tax evasion charges, died in a Moscow prison last November after being refused medical treatment for pancreatitis.

His death triggered an international row that his imprisonment was politically motivated.

MOSCOW, December 9 (RIA Novosti)

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  • arnoldvinette@yahoo.comVery unusual for Canada to get involved like this
    08:01, 10/12/2010
    I found this an interesting story that Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper would allocate resources to deny visas and freeze the Canadian assets of Russian officials allegedly linked to the death of Magnitsky in a pre-trial detention center last year.

    And that they would do so quickly. What's up with that?

    I've been trying to improve Canada-Russia relations for about three years now and all I get is an email telling me that Honourable Beverley J. Oda the Minister of International Cooperation of CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency) is evaluating the proposal.

    Uh Huh...

    Obviously you get more attention if more money is involved. And it sounds like there was a lot of money involved if both the EU, Britain and Canada were quick to jump on these 60 Russians involved in Magnitsky's death.

    Now I just need some questions answered.

    1. Why are the EU, Britain and Canada remotely interested in Magnitsky's death?

    2. What was the UK investment company Hermitage Capital Management doing in Russia?
    What were they investing in that would interest EU, Britain and Canada?

    3. How much money was being invested in Russia?

    4. Why do the Russian's think Magnitsky was avoiding taxes and by how much?

    5. Once again why would the EU, Britain and Canada at the highest levels of government get involved in a tax dispute over someone they never knew? Or did they know Magnitsky?

    6. If the EU, Britain and Canada know Magnitsky, how do they know him?

    7. Was Magnitsky a member of a higher global finance group that controls finances around the world? This financial organization does exist and it has as members politicians from the highest levels of the United States, Canada, Britain, and NATO governments and members of the media. The purpose of this organization is control global finances. It is impossible to become a political leader without an endorsement from this global financial group.

    8. Was Magnitsky trying to buy his way into the Russian political leadership and power? The purpose of doing so would be so that this global financial group could control the political system in Russia. This would make it infinitely easier for the global financial group to divert Russian energy supplies to Europe, Britain, the United States and Canada.

    9. How would the EU, Britain and Canada know about the 60 high level Russians involved? Did Magnitsky inform the governments of EU, Britain and Canada about them? If so why?

    10. Why would EU, Britain and Canada deny visas and freeze the Canadian assets of Russian officials allegedly linked to the death of Magnitsky. Are these 60 Russians suspected of taking money from Magnitsky in the form of bribes to sell out the Russian government to this global financial group?

    How much money has been frozen from the 60 suspected Russian political figures? And why is this money in Canada in the first place?

    11. Were Canadian political officials like Prime Minister Stephen Harper working with Magnitsky to try and bribe the 60 Russian political figures to sell out the Russian government to the global financial group in order to get dibs on Russian's oil and natural gas supplies?

    12. Was Canadian Prime Minster Stephen Harper working in conjunction with the Prime Minister of Britain, and the leader of the EU under direction of the directors of this global financial group?

    13. Why did the Russian leadership want Magnitsky dead? This question seems obvious if the above information is true however it is worth asking. Magnitsky's death has upset a lot of highly placed politicians in the EU, Britain and Canada and I would like to know why. This is extremely unusual in more ways than one.

    From the sounds of it the Russian government foiled the plot to have their government taken over by this global financial group.

    To learn more about this group, watch this documentary video. You will find it very educational with regards to how the money system is controlled in Canada, the United Sates and around the world.

    Oh Canada, Our Bought and Sold Out Land
    http://www.documentariestv.net/politics/oh-canada-our-bought-and-sold-out-land-video_53f7d83d1.html

    If Magnitsky was trying to sell out Russia like Canada has been sold out, I can understand the reaction of the Russian government.

    I would like RIA Novosti to do research on the above questions and see what it can find out.

    Key article details:

    The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the sanctions imposed on Russian officials by Canada over the death of Russian lawyer Sergey Magnitsky, amount to pressure tactics.

    The Canadian parliament's subcommittee on Human rights adopted a resolution to deny visas and freeze the Canadian assets of Russian officials allegedly linked to the death of Magnitsky in a pre-trial detention center last year.

    In November, the European Parliament's foreign affairs committee voted unanimously to ban entry to the EU for 60 officials allegedly tied to the Magnitsky's death. The full house is expected to vote on the issue next month.

    Magnitsky, who was defending UK investment company Hermitage Capital Management against tax evasion charges, died in a Moscow prison last November after being refused medical treatment for pancreatitis.

    Arnold Vinette
    Ottawa, Canada


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