Articles by Vladimir Sobell

House Overly Selective With Magnitsky Act

The recent passage of the Magnitsky Act in the U.S. House of Representatives has been widely hailed as an important advance of the cause of human rights and democracy worldwide.

A Reluctant Putin Critic

After Vladimir Putin took power as president in 2000, I numbered among the handful of Western commentators who believed that Russia finally had a leader who could steer the country in the right direction.