EU and USA impose targeted sanctions on Russian/Ukrainian officials

As foreshadowed in the last few days, the USA and the EU have today imposed asset freezes and travel bans on Russian and Ukrainian officials, after the referendum on Sunday in Crimea in which 97% voted in favour of joining Russia. The US has targeted 11 people: Sergei Glazyev and Vladislov Surkov (two aids to Mr Putin), Dmitry Rogozin (deputy Prime Minister), Valentina...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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