Japan extends Russian sanctions over Ukraine

On 28 July 2014, Japan announced that it will impose additional sanctions against Russia over Moscow’s support for Ukrainian separatists accused of shooting down flight MH17. The Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said that assets held in Japan by individuals or groups directly involved in the annexation of Crimea or the instability in eastern Ukraine will be frozen. Japan...

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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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