G7 consider proposal to Russian ‘oligarchs’ to buy their way out of sanctions

At a G7 meeting of finance ministers’ last week, Canadian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is reported to have proposed the idea of allowing Russian oligarchs to give money to rebuild Ukraine as a way of sanctions being lifted and as a way of disassociating themselves with President Putin. Meeting Communiqué. Updated 30 May 2022.

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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...

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