By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

UK asks EU to match US sanctions on Russia

The UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said the UK will ask the EU to strengthen sanctions on Russia in order to stand “shoulder to shoulder with the US”. The US recently increased its sanctions on Russia pursuant to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 (previous blog). Mr Hunt said he wished to “match”…...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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