Russia retaliates by banning food imports

On 7 August 2014, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced that Russia has banned certain food imports in response to the sanctions imposed by the west in view of the crisis in Ukraine. Medvedev said that Russia has banned the import of fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, seafood, milk, dairy products and a wide range of processed foods from the US, the...

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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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