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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Photos of the Day: Mar. 12, 2013

Police officers stand near a cage in a courtroom in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 11, 2013. A Russian court has postponed the trial of a dead lawyer who accused law-enforcement authorities of massive corruption and whose case sparked a dispute between Washington and Moscow.Lawyer Sergei Magnitsky was jailed in 2008 on charges of tax evasion. The charges came after he alleged officials and organized criminals conspired to claim $230 million in tax rebates. He died in prison the next year of untreated pancreatitis.