US sanctions Russians for interference in 2018 elections

The US has imposed its first set of sanctions under the 2018 Executive Order targeting foreign interference in US elections (see post). The designations target 4 entities, 7 people, 3 aircraft and a yacht, all of which are linked to the Internet Research Agency and its financier Yevgeniy Prigozhin, who was originally designated in December 2016 (see post). The Internet …

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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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