Google appeals Russian arbitration court order to unblock Tsargrad Youtube account

Google Russia has appealed against an Order of the Moscow Arbitration Court ordering Google to reactivate the YouTube account of Tsargrad Media. In July 2020, Google blocked the account because Tsargrad’s owner, Konstantin Malofeev, was US and EU sanctioned. In April 2021, the court ruled that Google was wrong to block the accounts because EU and US sanctions do not …

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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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