Latvian ban on 9 television channels owned by designated Russian

The Administrative Regional Court in Riga, Latvia has rejected a request to suspend a ban issued by Latvia’s National Electronic Mass Media Council on the broadcasting of 9 Russian television channels due to the designation of their co-owner, Yuriy Kovalchuck. Mr Kovalchuck is listed pursuant to Council Regulation (EU) 269/2014 (undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence 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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