Is the UK considering a visa ban on nationals of Russia and its allies?

Mark Battersby
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Sanctions against wealthy and high-profile Russians have been well-documented over the past weeks. Recently proposed inclusions to the Nationality and Borders bill indicate that government measures may now be extended to enforcing visa penalties for ‘countries posing a risk to international peace and security', according to Withers partner Tracy Evlogidis in a briefing note on 10 March. During a debate in the House of Lords, Home Office minister Baroness Williams stated that ‘Although we do not believe this war was in the name of the Russian people, disadvantaging Russian nationals in...

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