Russia and Ukraine exchange trade sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law the suspension of Russia’s free-trade agreement with Ukraine as of 1 January 2016. In response, the Ukrainian government has passed counter-sanctions that will restrict trade with Russia if the suspension enters force.  In early December, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk announced that his government would submit a bill to parliament authorising it...

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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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