By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Russia blocks entry to US Senator for involvement in US sanctions policy

The Russian Embassy in Washington DC, USA, announced last week that it has refused to issue a visa to US Senator Jeanne Shaheen due to her being present on a Russian blacklist “created in response to US sanctions against [Russia]”. Senator Shaheen was an original co-sponsor of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012, which later became…...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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