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The nomination of #Mishustin to be PM of #Russia likely represents an “all in, scorched Earth” move by #Putin to fight the #MagnitskyAct sanctions. Mishustin, along with Prosector General #YuryChaika, has been integral to the investigation of (1/3)…
… of alleged massive tax fraud (via #HSBC, the #HongKong #Shanghai Banking Corp.) by US citizenship-renouncer #BillBrowder.

With the opening of #NordStream2, we already see #Germany backing off the #Magnitsky narrative, with @SPIEGEL_English questioning key aspects (2/3)…
… of #BillBrowder’s shifting story (inc. the fundamental point that #Magnitsky was a lawyer & not an accountant).

The loser here is #HumanRights. The #MagnitskyAct is great, powerful legislation built on a questionable foundation. It should’ve been named after #LiuXiaobo. (3/3)
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People stepping on the “Road of #XiJinping”, quite a number of them even stopped and jumped on it. Ahead of Chinese National Day, focus of #HongKong protest is shifted to discontent to CCP. #HongKongProtests
This is how #HongKong protesters appeal to mainland Chinese ahead of 1st Oct national day - Lyrics of Chinese National Anthem “March of the volunteers” are presented with pictures of democratic movement & CCP’s repression. #China70years #HongKongProtest
How #HongKong protesters appeal to mainland Chinese - Lyrics of #PRC National Anthem are presented under the context of 1989 democratic movement.
>#LiuXiaobo spoke at Tiananmen Square
>Judges marched to support democracy
>@PDChina reporters called for revocation military control
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With the 30th anniversary of the #June4 #TiananmenMassacre now 2 weeks away, today I start featuring profiles of #CCP murder victims from @hrichina's excellent 'Unforgotten'. I also change my profile pic to #DuanChanglong & encourage others to do likewise. truth30.hrichina.org/unforgotten.ht…
#HK journalists have made a new series of dozens of short video testimonies (w English sub-titles) about their coverage of the 1989 pro-democracy protests in China 30 years ago to commemorate #June4. #六四30 youtube.com/channel/UCaSjK…
The book to read for the 30th anniversary of the #June4 #TiananmenMassacre is @liaoyiwu1's Bullets & Opium about the ordinary people imprisoned in the crackdown's aftermath. Here's an excerpt. #六四30 qz.com/1593708/bullet…
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