White House puts 18 Russian citizens on sanctions list

  • 11 years ago
The White House has defended its decision to put 18 Russian citizens on a US sanctions list. Most of them are believed to be involved in the death of Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky. He died in a Russian prison in 2009 after accusing state officials of corruption. Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports.

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