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The importance Mr Putin places on stopping Magnitsky Acts was on display at the now infamous meeting in Trump Tower in June 2016, that is now a part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the US election.
Kremlin-linked lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya met with then members of the Trump campaign team, Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort and Donald Trump Junior.
Briefing notes left at the meeting show that the Russian lawyer was lobbying the Trump team to overturn the Magnitsky Act.
But the lobbying didn't work. Two months ago the Trump administration sanctioned another five human rights violators under the Magnitsky Act.
Read the full article...Australia is being asked to introduce similar legislation