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Name: Dawn
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Why Putin wants Trump to repeal the Magnitsky Act

Bill Browder explains the Magnitsky Act which Putin hates and why Russia wanted Trump to end it

Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder

This is a great autobiography of Bill Browder the CEO of Hermitage Capital, a hedge fund doing Billions of dollars in business in Yeltsin's Russia. It details how Browder built up the company and how Putin's Kleptocracy tore it down. I was surprised at how well written it was- like a La Carre spy novel only non-fiction. This story needs to be widespread knowledge. BTW, I have no financial interest in this book. It is just facts about today's Russia that needs to get out there.

A great story of Putin's corrupt Russia
By Terry S. Nelson on February 14, 2015
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
While the story of Russia's continuing corruption and lack of civil rights and human dignity is incredible to learn about, the most unbelievable part of the story for me is how Russia transitioned from communism to oligarchy by cheating it's own citizens. The former communist leaders literally stole half the wealth of the country, and clearly will do anything to protect themselves. This is the first book I've read that sheds light on this story. How can the Russian people continue to put up with leadership that steals, imprisons and tortures them without a semblance justice?
https://www.amazon.com/Red-Notice-Finance-Justice-2015-02-03/dp/B01LP3T092/ref=sr_tc_2_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1501601273&sr=1-2-ent
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