Claims Britain continues to supply arms to Russia despite embargo

On 23 July 2014, a cross-party group of British MPs released a report claiming that 251 licences to sell British weapons to Russia are still in place. The announcement followed the Prime Minister David Cameron’s statement to the House of Commons on 21 July, in which he emphasised that the UK has imposed an absolute arms embargo against Russia. MPs...

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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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