Those who, according to the Australian authorities, are “involved in the death” of Sergei Magnitsky have been sanctioned.

Australia has imposed sanctions on Russian citizens suspected of corruption, as well as against those who, according to the Australian authorities, are “involved in the death” of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.

This was announced on Tuesday by the country’s Foreign Minister Marise Payne.

In a statement published on the ministry’s website, the minister announced the imposition of sanctions against 39 Russian citizens “responsible for corruption crimes uncovered by Sergei Magnitsky, as well as against those” who are believed to be involved in his death.

According to the Foreign Minister, for citizens of the Russian Federation who are on the Australian sanctions list, assets and accounts are frozen, as well as a ban on entry into Australia.