EU sanctions 6 Russian officials & 1 entity for Navalny poisoning

The EU has listed 6 Russian officials, including the Director of the Federal Security Service (FSB), and 1 entity under its chemical weapons sanctions regime for their involvement in the assassination attempt on Alexei Navalny using a toxic nerve agent of the Novichok group in August 2020. They will now be subject to an asset freeze, travel ban, and EU …

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About 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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