US Senate votes in favour of new Russia sanctions

The US Senate has passed an amendment to an Iran sanctions bill that would, if approved by the House and signed by President Trump, introduce a range of new sanctions on Russia and restrict the US President’s ability to ease sanctions on Russia without Congressional approval. The amendment, which enjoys bipartisan support, would expand existing sanctions on Russian people involved...

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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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