The Magnitsky Act — Behind the Scenes is a controversial documentary  directed by Andrei Nekrasov , concerning the death in a Moscow prison cell, after 11 months in police custody, of year-old Russian tax accountant Sergei Magnitsky. However, after initially presenting the widely accepted story about murdering of Magnitsky in prison by guards on the orders from Russian state officials    , the movie suggested an alternative version of the event that, as The Guardian relates, "Magnitsky was not beaten while in police custody, and that he did not make any specific allegations against individuals in his testimony to Russian authorities. The film takes its title from the Magnitsky Act , a bipartisan bill passed by the U. Congress and signed by President Barack Obama in , designed to punish Russian officials allegedly responsible for Magnitsky's death. The Prosecutor General of Russia and the Interior Ministry of Russia did not respond to the filmmaker's requests to share materials relevant to the investigation.
Film by Andrei Nekrasov: ‘The Magnitsky Act. Behind the Scenes’
The Magnitsky Act - Behind the Scenes
New Article. New Interview. All fakers are equal, but some are more equal than others by Andrei Nekrasov. On the day of the scheduled premiere of "The Magnitsky Act — Behind the Scenes" at the European Parliament, Sueddeutsche Zeitung published, as a part of their famous Panama Papers investigation, a sensational story, suggesting that a close friend of Vladimir Putin might have benefitted from the crime at the centre of the Magnitsky Case. Here's an article based on an analysis of Sueddeutsche's claims, and inspired by the concern for the truthfulness of information in the era of corporate media's revanchism against independent reporting and free thinking. Reaktion … Fehlanzeige. Bill Browder and the hunt for foreign agents In his own words, Sergey Magnitsky was neither Bill Browder's lawyer nor a whistleblower.
The Magnitsky Act: Behind the Scenes