EU to extend Russia sectoral sanctions for 6 months

On 29 June 2018, at an EU summit in Brussels, European leaders agreed to extend for 6 months the EU’s sanctions on Russia which target the financial, energy and defence sectors of the Russian economy. The measures were originally introduced in July 2014 for 1 year in response to Russia’s actions “destabilising the situation in Ukraine”. The sanctions have been...

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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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