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Official acquitted in Russian jail death case

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MOSCOW (AP) — The only official charged with the death of a Russian whistleblowing lawyer walked free on Friday after a Moscow court acquitted him of negligence, in a case that has become a rallying point for human rights advocates and sparked escalating legislation in the U.S. and Russia. Sergei Magnitsky died in jail in 2009 after his pancreatitis went untreated, and an investigation by...

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