2 German citizens on trial for violating EU Russia arms embargo

2 German nationals are currently standing trial in the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court on charges relating to violations of the EU-Russia arms embargo. The defendant, Alexander S, is alleged to have sold and delivered 15 metal-working machines, valued at €8 million, which can be used to manufacture rocket technology to a Russian defence firm between 2015 and 2018. Exports of these …


About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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