The Anti-Terrorist Department (Department 'T') of the Russian Interior Ministry is trying to arrest the American-born head of Hermitage Capital, William Browder, who has conducted a successful global campaign to sanction those involved with the jailing and death of his lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky.
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Russia's leading anti-corruption activist is being put on trial for embezzlement -- charges he and his supporters say are phony and intended to punish him for exposing government fraud.
William Browder, left, the American-born head of London-based Hermitage Capital Management, told Dutch lawmakers last week about developments in the Magnitsky case and the breakdown of the rule of law in Russia, according to a statement issued by Hermitage.
The BRICS -- Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa -- gather for a summit this week in Durbin to talk about how they can reshape global economics.
A powerful Russian lawmaker who heads the Duma's Anti-Corruption and Security Committee has been hit with allegations that she tried to conceal ownership of an apartment in Moscow worth nearly $3 million.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he'll sign a bill that bans Americans from adopting Russian children.
Reacting against the Magnitsky Act signed into law by President Obama last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Kremlin should ban adoption of Russian babies by Americans.
Russian anti-graft campaigner and opposition leader Alexei Navalny, left, and his brother Oleg face up to ten years in prison following charges Friday that they stole $1.8 million from a business through phony shipping charges.
Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov has been fired by President Vladimir Putin.