Russian Executive Order calling for new Ukraine sanctions

Yesterday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an Executive Order instructing the Government of Russia to designate a number of Ukrainian individuals and entities for “special economic measures” in response to “Ukraine’s unfriendly actions that contradict international law”, including the imposition of sanctions on a number of Russian persons. The Executive Order states that its application may be cancelled if the sanctions “imposed by Ukraine against the citizens and legal entities of the Russian Federation are lifted”.

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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