The speaker declared ineffective policy of the Democratic party of the United States
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The decision on inclusion of the head of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin and other Russian citizens in the so-called “Magnitsky list” — hysteria of the outgoing US administration. This was stated by the speaker of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin at a meeting with journalists on Tuesday.
“Hysterical outgoing administration of President [Barack] Obama. Otherwise it is not called”, — quotes its words “RIA Novosti”.
According to the speaker of the state Duma, the Democratic party lost the election of the President of the United States, is currently seeking those responsible for his defeat.
“You need to ask yourself first and foremost, you need to answer to their constituents. When people are not supported, this suggests that the policy is ineffective. This suggests that the average voter wants stable relations with Russia and other countries,” he added.
The US administration has extended sanctions list of Russian citizens acting in the framework of the “Magnitsky act”. The American Ministry of Finance, in addition to the head of the RF IC, made the list of Stanislav Gordievsky, Dmitry Kovtun, Andrei Lugovoi and Gennady Plaksin.
The auditor of the Fund Hermitage Capital Sergei Magnitsky was arrested in 2008 on charges of tax evasion. On 16 November 2009 he died in SIZO “Matrosskaya Tishina”. The cause of death Magnitsky was named acute cardio-vascular insufficiency.
In 2012, the United States passed a law about individual sanctions against persons who, in the opinion of the American authorities involved in the death of a lawyer.