The Seimas of Lithuania on Thursday, 23 November, voted for the resolution on the introduction of 44 people in the so-called Magnitsky list, who are forbidden to visit the country. On it informs the Latvian edition Diena.
The report said that 83 deputies voted for the resolution, not a single MP voted against, only one abstained.
“This resolution, I want to encourage the government to include in the black list of the persons who particularly venerated the murder of Sergei Magnitsky. Then we really will have a list of Magnitsky”, – said the Deputy-conservative Gabrielius Landsbergis.
It is reported that the list included mostly citizens of the Russian Federation, including the head of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin, Deputy Chairman of the Investigative Committee at the interior Ministry major-General Oleg Logunov, judge Elena Stashina, Alexey Krivoruchko, Svetlana Ukhnalev, Sergei Podoprigorov, and others.
Such legal acts are in the USA, Estonia and Canada.
November 3, Canada imposed sanctions against 30 Russian citizens under the canadian version of the law named after Sergei Magnitsky. The list of persons issued by the press service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Canada.
On 17 November, the Seimas of Lithuania adopted the so-called Magnitsky Act, according to which the country prohibits the entry of aliens associated with large-scale corruption, money laundering or violations of human rights.
Yesterday, November 23, the President of the Ukrainian canadian Congress Paul Grod called on the canadian government to toughen sanctions against Russia due to the strengthening of repressions against the Crimean Tatars from the Kremlin-controlled by the occupation authorities of the Crimea.