Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov following the results of a meeting with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Lakhdar Brakhimi in Dublin declared that in reply to acceptance in the USA of the law on "Magnitsky's list" Russia will close entrance to Americans who "are really guilty of human rights violations".
The senate of the congress of the USA adopted on Thursday the bill of visa sanctions concerning the Russians involved to human rights violations (the so-called law on "Magnitsky's list"), and simultaneous cancellation of the restrictive trade amendment of Jackson-Venika adopted in 1974 concerning USSR.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation already commented actions of US authorities, having declared that approval of "the law of a name of Sergey Magnitsky" - "performance at Absurdity Theater". Nevertheless, the American mass media report that the US President is ready to sign the law soon. It will start acting since the beginning of 2013.