Re-run election, says Gorbachev; support Russia’s democrats, says bipartisan group – NED

National Endowment for Democracy LogoDemocracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): The United States must speak and act in support of Russia’s pro-democracy forces, a bipartisan group insisted today. Passing the Sergei Magnitsky Act “would send a clear message to Russian Prime Minister Putin and his United Russia party that those guilty of human rights abuses will not be able to travel to the United States or protect their corrupt gains in our financial institutions,” said a statement from the Russia Working Group. “The Magnitsky case is one of the most emblematic examples of the breakdown of law in Russia.”

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Re-run election, says Gorbachev; support Russia’s democrats, says bipartisan group

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