EU extends Russia sanctions by six months

The EU has adopted Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/2426, which prolongs sanctions targeting the financial, energy and defence sectors of the Russian economy until 31 July 2018 (we reported last week that EU leaders had agreed to continue the sanctions). The EU measures were originally introduced in July 2014 for one year in response to Russia’s actions “destabilising…

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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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