I have to assume that there is a very real chance that Putin will have me killed some day. If I’m killed, you will know who did it. When my enemies read this book, they will know that you know.
In November 2009, the young lawyer Sergei Magnitsky was beaten to death by eight police officers in a freezing cell in a Moscow prison. His crime? Testifying against Russian officials who were involved in a conspiracy to steal $230 million of taxes.
The killing hasn’t been investigated. It…