Naryshkin does not specify how Russia will respond to the Magnitsky Act

Russian State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin would not specify the measures that may be taken, including by the State Duma, in response to the law known as the Magnitsky law.

"Of course, measures will be taken in response. They will be appropriate, but I would not like to specify them now," Naryshkin told reporters on Monday after being asked by an Interfax journalist to specify what measures Russia may take in this case. On Friday, the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress approved the Magnitsky bill, linking it to the reversal of the Jackson-Vanik amendment.

Naryshkin said earlier that "this decision is not appropriate for the current level of relations between Russia and the U.S."

"I see this as an attempt to interfere in the internal affairs of our country and politicizing a person's tragic death," Naryshkin told reporters.

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