Ukraine renews and expands Russia sanctions

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has enacted the decision of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine last month to renew the country’s unilateral sanctions on Russia, and expand the list of people and entities subject to the sanctions for being involved in the violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity.  The new listings target, among others, Russian military firms, financial institutions supporting the Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics, and sea and air transportation companies doing business with occupied parts of Crimea.  The President’s original press release is here.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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