Former Russian prime minister Mikhail Kasyanov, who has condemned as ‘incitement to murder’ a video posted by Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov showng him in the cross-hairs of a sniper’s rifle. Photograph: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP

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Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian lawyer, who died in a Russian jail after uncovering fraud among state officials

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