EU and US sanction former Ukrainian leaders

The Council of the European Union has today (6 March 2014) imposed restrictive measures on Viktor Yanukovych and 17 other former Ministers and senior officials identified as being “responsible for the misappropriation of Ukranian state funds”, whose assets are frozen in the EU for an initial period of 12 months. This move was foreshadowed in a previous blog. The legal measures (a...

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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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