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  •  Russia and the USA are both right (1+ / 0-)
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    blueoasis

    I'm thoroughly enjoying the international tit-for-tat between Russia and the USA:

    On Friday the US Treasury released a list barring 16 Russians allegedly linked to the death of jailed human rights lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, as well as two Chechens tied to other alleged rights abuses, from travelling to the US or holding assets there under the 2012 Sergei Magnitsky Act. [...]

    “Unlike the American list, which is formed arbitrarily, our list primarily includes those who are implicated in legalisation of torture and perpetual detentions in Guantanamo prison, to the arrests and kidnapping of Russian citizens,” the ministry said. [...]

    The list names four people allegedly implicated in Guantanamo abuses, including David Spears Addington, who served as chief of staff under former vice president Dick Cheney.

    Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

    by Simplify on Sat Apr 13, 2013 at 01:49:43 PM PDT

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