Russia "outraged" Over Senate Passing Magnitsky Bill

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow expressed outrage on Wednesday over the Senate's approval of a bill that would penalize Russian officials for human rights abuses, and warned Americans that adoption of the sanctions would strain U.S.-Russian relations.

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