Lawyers began to prepare lawsuits challenging the sanctions against the Crimea

© RIA Novosti / Michael Microchimeric in fotobanka. Archival photoLawyers began to prepare lawsuits challenging the sanctions against the Crimea© RIA Novosti / Michael Microchimeric the image Bank

Work on challenging sanctions against Crimea started, the first claims can be filed in the next year, the head of the expert Council on the international legal issues at the Crimean government Aleksandr Moloch.

«To speak about any results of sanctions is premature. Work is being done, and if not this year then next year, we will do it. We work in two directions: first, the contestation of personal sanctions. Here we want to choose such a candidate, which was no doubt the sanctions are imposed unduly. While this is all in the process», — told RIA Novosti Moloch.

The second trend, according to him, working lawyers — appeal in General, sanctions against Crimea.

«This issue is largely political. We work closely with the Ministry of foreign Affairs, the Ministry of justice. The difficulty here is that you have to plead abroad in Luxembourg at the European court of justice and it requires a significant financial cost and search some sources for this work. Until this issue is resolved,» — said the expert.

Crimea became Russian after held there in March 2014 referendum in which more than 95% of the inhabitants of the Peninsula voted for joining Russia