By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

EU lists members of the Russian judiciary for sentencing political opponent

Yesterday evening, The EU Council imposed restrictive measures against 9 individuals, under the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime for their involvement in the sentencing of the Russian opposition politician, Vladimir Kara-Murza to 25 years in prison on “politically motivated” charges (press release, Council Implementing Regulation, Council Decision): Oleg Mikhailovich Sviridenko, Deputy Minister of Justice; Diana Igorevna Mishchenko, Elena Anatolievna Lenskaya, …

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’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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