European parliament restricts access of Russian diplomats and suspends its involvement in EU-Russia cooperation committee

In response to Russia’s blacklist of 89 European politicians, officials, and public figures who are barred from entering Russia, the head of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, has announced that until further notice only the Russian ambassador to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov, and one other unnamed diplomat would have guaranteed access to the Parliament. Other Russian diplomats will be barred...

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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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