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Excerpt: Browder had previously remarked to The New York Times, that "[b]asically, there is a trail of dead and seriously injured people leading from the Magnitsky case." I asked him whether he worried about his own safety, especially in light of recent events. He still receives a number of direct and indirect death threats, he says. They are, he said, "from the Russian government." I asked him to clarify whether he meant the Russian mob. "You're making a mistake that a lot of Americans make," he explained, saying there is "not a difference between government and organized crime in Russia." I guess maybe it's too many Goodfellas movies but the American perception is that the mob is a bunch of guys walking around in leather jackets killing people. The difference is, Browder says, that in Russia today, "it's people walking around in Armani suits - and they work for the Ministry of the Interior."
Posted by Besoeker 2017-07-13 07:52||