Hermitage Capital announces European premiere of documentary about Magnitsky

The European presentation of a new film on Hermitage Capital lawyer Sergei Magnitsky's persecution will be held on July 5.

The new 18-minute documentary, "The Magnitsky Files," will be premiered in Europe in a special event on July 5, organized by deputies of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Hermitage Capital told Interfax.

The film is about joint foreign trips by Russian executives and officials exposed by Magnitsky as persons involved in systematic budget abuses, Hermitage capital said.

The action, dubbed, "Sergei Magnitsky Case and Rule of Law in Russia," has been organized by deputies from different countries, including Britain, Sweden, Italy, Portugal, Germany and Canada.

The deputies will be addressed by the Hermitage Capital head, who is running a global campaign to restore justice regarding Sergei Magnitsky, Hermitage Capital said.

"The Magnitsky Files" can be viewed on the Internet, it said. More than a quarter of a million Russian citizens have watched the film in the first five days on YouTube, Hermitage Capital said.

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