Russia Magnitsky

January 25, 2013 - 10:32 AM
Natalya Magnitskaya, whose son Sergei Magnitsky died in jail in 2009, speaks to The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.The mother of a whistle-blowing Russian lawyer who died in prison is thanking President Barack Obama for a U.S. law targeting Russian officials deemed to be human rights violators involved in her son's death. Sergei Magnitsky died in jail of untreated pancreatitis in 2009 after accusing Russian officials of stealing $230 million from the state. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)