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Latvian National Oleg Chistyakov Charged with Sanctions Violation in US, While Barrister Maya Lester KC Sheds Light on International Law Implications

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 4, 2024
Latvian broker charged in US for exporting aircraft technology to Russia

Oleg Chistyakov, a Latvian national, was detained near Riga, Latvia and charged by the United States for multiple offenses, including violating the Export Control Reform Act. According to the press release and indictment, Chistyakov is accused of colluding with two American citizens to facilitate the sale of US avionics equipment to clients in Russia. His co-conspirator, Cyril Gregory Buyanovsky, had previously pleaded guilty to the same conspiracy in December 2023.

On the other hand, Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers who specializes in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights, and civil liberties. With a broad-ranging practice, Lester has particular expertise in sanctions.

By Samantha Nguyen

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