EU designates 7 people involved in Russian elections in Crimea/Sevastopol

The EU Council has added 7 people to its Russia sanctions list targeting “actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine” (asset freezes and travel bans). They have been listed in response to involvement in the organisation of Russian local elections on 8 September 2019 in the “illegally annexed” Republic of Crimea and the City of …

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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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