But neither Magnitsky nor Browder himself imagined the extent of the corruption in the Putin regime.
Late in 1956, a federal ruling, Browder v. Gayle, declared segregated buses unconstitutional.
The authorities also went after the head of the actual Hermitage, Browder, who had already been barred from the country.
As a financier associated with the 1990s and American based in London, Browder ticks a convenient amount of boxes for the Kremlin.
At first I though he was saying Berezovsky, but then I noticed the “B” in question was Browder.
“The only way to get justice is to patient and persistent and tenacious,” Browder says.
The friend referred Browder to his former colleagues, who decided the case would be best handled by the feds.
Browder describes these targeted Manhattan properties as “just the tip of a huge iceberg.”
Browder pledges to keep after whatever assets he can identify.