US senators introduce draft bill to impose sanctions for Navalny poisoning

A bipartisan group of US senators have introduced a draft bill, the “Holding Russia Accountable for Malign Activities Act of 2020”, which would impose sanctions (asset freeze and travel ban) on Russian officials involved in poisoning Russian citizens for political motives, in response to the poisoning of opposition party leader Alexei Navalny in August 2020. If passed, the bill would …

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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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