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US turns sanctions screw on Russia, blacklists Chechnya's Kadyrov

Washington - The United States slapped sanctions on Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov on Wednesday, accusing Russian leader Vladimir Putin's key regional ally of personal involvement in repression, torture and murder.

US blacklists Chechen leader Kadyrov, 4 others for human rights abuses, corruption

Washington - The United States on Tuesday slapped financial sanctions on Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, accusing him overseeing a systematic campaign of deadly repression, the Treasury Department announced.

Anti-Kremlin activist Browder blocked from US

Washington - Anti-Kremlin activist William Browder said Monday he had been blocked from flying to the United States after Russia placed him on an Interpol wanted list.

U.S. bill condemns Russian human rights violators

The U.S. Congress repealed the 1974 Jackson-Vanik amendment, a trade sanction imposed on the Soviet Union to force it into allowing the Jews and other minorities to emigrate.

Lawyer Magnitsky cleared by Kremlin report, illegal arrest, death

Moscow - The biggest fraud investigation in Russia involving a Hermitage hedge fund resulted in the death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky while in prison.

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