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Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/1524 of 14 September 2015 amending Decision 2014/145/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

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15.9.2015   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 239/157


COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2015/1524

of 14 September 2015

amending Decision 2014/145/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 29 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 17 March 2014, the Council adopted Decision 2014/145/CFSP (1) concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

(2)

On 13 March 2015, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2015/432 (2) thereby renewing the measures for a further six months.

(3)

In view of the continued undermining or threatening of the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, Decision 2014/145/CFSP should be amended and those measures renewed for a further six months.

(4)

On the basis of a review by the Council, the entries in the Annex should be amended and the entry for one deceased person should be deleted.

(5)

Decision 2014/145/CFSP should be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Decision 2014/145/CFSP is amended as follows:

(1)

in Article 6, the second paragraph is replaced by the following:

‘This Decision shall apply until 15 March 2016.’;

(2)

the Annex is amended as set out in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 14 September 2015.

For the Council

The President

J. ASSELBORN


(1)  Council Decision 2014/145/CFSP of 17 March 2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine (OJ L 78, 17.3.2014, p. 16).

(2)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/432 of 13 March 2015 amending Decision 2014/145/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine (OJ L 70, 14.3.2015, p. 47).


ANNEX

I.

The following person is deleted from the list set out in the Annex to Decision 2014/145/CFSP:

Persons

72.

Oleksiy Borisovych MOZGOVY

II.

The entries for the following persons and for one entity set out in the Annex to Decision 2014/145/CFSP are replaced by the following:

Persons

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

1.

Sergey Valeryevich AKSYONOV,

Sergei Valerievich AKSENOV (Сер Валерьевич AKCëHOB),

Serhiy Valeriyovych AKSYONOV (Сергiй Валерiйович Аксьонов)

DOB: 26.11.1972

POB: Beltsy (Bălţi), now Republic of Moldova

Aksyonov was elected ‘Prime Minister of Crimea’ in the Crimean Verkhovna Rada on 27 February 2014 in the presence of pro-Russian gunmen. His ‘election’ was decreed unconstitutional by Oleksandr Turchynov on 1 March 2014. He actively lobbied for the ‘referendum’ of 16 March 2014. As of 9 October 2014, the ‘Head’ of the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’.

Member of the Presidium of the Russia State Council.

17.3.2014

2.

Vladimir Andreevich Konstantinov

(Владимир Андреевич Константинов)

DOB: 19.11.1956

POB: Vladimirovka (a.k.a Vladimirovca), Slobozia Region, Moldavian SSR (now Republic of Moldova) or

Bogomol, Moldavian SSR

As speaker of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Konstantinov played a relevant role in the decisions taken by the Verkhovna Rada concerning the ‘referendum’ against territorial integrity of Ukraine and called on voters to cast their votes in favour of Crimean Independence.

17.3.2014

3.

Rustam Ilmirovich Temirgaliev

(Рустам Ильмирович Темиргалиев)

DOB: 15.8.1976

POB: Ulan-Ude, Buryat ASSR

(Russian SFSR)

As former Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Crimea, Temirgaliev played a relevant role in the decisions taken by the Verkhovna Rada concerning the ‘referendum’ against territorial integrity of Ukraine. He lobbied actively for the integration of Crimea into the Russian Federation.

17.3.2014

4.

Denis Valentinovich Berezovskiy

(Денис Валентинович Березовский)

DOB: 15.7.1974

POB: Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR

Berezovskiy was appointed commander of the Ukrainian Navy on 1 March 2014 but thereafter swore an oath to the Crimean armed forces, thereby breaking his oath to the Ukrainian Navy.

He was then appointed Deputy Commander of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation.

17.3.2014

5.

Aleksei Mikhailovich Chaliy

(Алексей Михайлович Чалый)

DOB: 13.6.1961

POB: Moscow or Sevastopol

Chaliy became ‘Mayor of Sevastopol’ by popular acclamation on 23 February 2014 and accepted this ‘vote’. He actively campaigned for Sevastopol to become a separate entity of the Russian Federation following a referendum on 16 March 2014. He signed the Treaty on the adoption of the Republic of Crimea by Russia. Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the City of Sevastopol.

17.3.2014

6.

Pyotr Anatoliyovych Zima

(Пётр Анатольевич Зима)

DOB: 29.3.1965

Zima was appointed as the new head of the Crimean Security Service (SBU) on 3 March 2014 by ‘Prime Minister’ Aksyonov and accepted this appointment. He has given relevant information including a database to the Russian Intelligence Service (SBU). This included information on Euro-Maidan activists and human rights defenders of Crimea. He played a relevant role in preventing Ukraine's authorities from controlling the territory of Crimea. On 11 March 2014 the formation of an independent Security Service of Crimea was proclaimed by former SBU officers of Crimea.

17.3.2014

7.

Yuriy Gennadyevich Zherebtsov

(Юрий Геннадиевич Жеребцов)

DOB: 19.11.1969

POB: Izmail, Odessa Region, Ukrainian SSR or Odessa

Counsellor of the Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea, one of the leading organisers of the 16 March 2014‘referendum’ against Ukraine's territorial integrity. Member of the Civic Chamber of the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’.

17.3.2014

8.

Sergey Pavlovych Tsekov

(Сергей Павлович Цеков)

DOB: 29.9.1953 or 23.9.1953

POB: Simferopol

Vice Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada; Tsekov initiated, together with Sergey Aksyonov, the unlawful dismissal of the government of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (ARC). He drew Vladimir Konstantinov into this endeavour, threatening him with dismissal. He publicly recognised that the MPs from Crimea were the initiators of inviting Russian soldiers to take over the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea. He was one of the first Crimean Leaders to ask in public for the annexation of Crimea to Russia.

Member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation from the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’.

17.3.2014

9.

Ozerov, Viktor Alekseevich

(Виктор Алексеевич Озеров)

DOB: 5.1.1958

POB: Abakan, Khakassia

Chairman of the Security and Defence Committee of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.

On 1 March 2014 Ozerov, on behalf of the Security and Defence Committee of the Federation Council, publicly supported, in the Federation Council, the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.

17.3.2014

10.

Dzhabarov, Vladimir Michailovich

(Владимир Михайлович Джабаров)

DOB: 29.9.1952

First Deputy-Chairman of the International Affairs Committee of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.

On 1 March 2014 Dzhabarov, on behalf of the International Affairs Committee of the Federation Council, publicly supported, in the Federation Council, the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.

17.3.2014

11.

Klishas, Andrei Aleksandrovich

(Андрей Александрович Клишас)

DOB: 9.11.1972

POB: Sverdlovsk

Chairman of the Committee on Constitutional Law of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.

On 1 March 2014 Klishas publicly supported, in the Federation Council, the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine. In public statements Klishas sought to justify a Russian military intervention in Ukraine by claiming that ‘the Ukrainian President supports the appeal of the Crimean authorities to the President of the Russian Federation on landing an all-encompassing assistance in defence of the citizens of Crimea’.

17.3.2014

12.

Ryzhkov, Nikolai Ivanovich

(Николай Иванович Рыжков)

DOB: 28.9.1929

POB: Dyleevka, Donetsk region, Ukrainian SSR

Member of the Committee for federal issues, regional politics and the North of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.

On 1 March 2014 Ryzhkov publicly supported, in the Federation Council, the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.

17.3.2014

13.

Bushmin, Evgeni Viktorovich

(Евгений Викторович Бушмин)

DOB: 4.10.1958

POB: Lopatino, Sergachiisky region, RSFSR

Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.

On 1 March 2014 Bushmin publicly supported in the Federation Council the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.

17.3.2014

14.

Totoonov, Aleksandr Borisovich

(Александр Борисович Тотоонов)

DOB: 3.4.1957

POB: Ordzhonikidze, North Ossetia

Member of the Committee on culture, science, and information of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.

On 1 March 2014 Totoonov publicly supported, in the Federation Council, the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.

17.3.2014

15.

Panteleev, Oleg Evgenevich

(Олег Евгеньевич Пантелеев)

DOB: 21.7.1952

POB: Zhitnikovskoe, Kurgan region

Former First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Parliamentary Issues of the Federation Council.

On 1 March 2014 Panteleev publicly supported, in the Federation Council, the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.

17.3.2014

16.

Mironov, Sergei Mikhailovich

(Сергей Михайлович Миронов)

DOB: 14.2.1953

POB: Pushkin, Leningrad region

Member of the Council of the State Duma; Leader of Fair Russia faction in the Duma of the Russian Federation.

Initiator of the bill allowing Russian Federation to admit in its composition, under the pretext of protection of Russian citizens, territories of a foreign country without the consent of that country or an international treaty.

17.3.2014

17.

Zheleznyak, Sergei Vladimirovich

(Сергей Владимирович Железняк)

DOB: 30.7.1970

POB: St. Petersburg (former Leningrad)

Deputy Speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.

Actively supporting use of Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine and annexation of Crimea. He led personally the demonstration in support of the use of Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine.

17.3.2014

18.

Slutski, Leonid Eduardovich

(Леонид Эдуардович Слуцкий)

DOB: 4.1.1968

POB: Moscow

Chairman of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation (member of the LDPR).

Actively supporting use of Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea.

17.3.2014

19.

Vitko, Aleksandr Viktorovich

(Александр Викторович Витко)

DOB: 13.9.1961

POB: Vitebsk (Belarusian SSR)

Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, Vice-Admiral.

Responsible for commanding Russian forces that have occupied Ukrainian sovereign territory.

17.3.2014

20.

Sidorov, Anatoliy Alekseevich

(Анатолий Алексеевич Сидоров)

DOB: 2.7.1958

POB: Siva, Perm region, USSR

Commander, Russia's Western Military District, units of which are deployed in Crimea. He is responsible for part of the Russian military presence in Crimea which is undermining the sovereignty of the Ukraine and assisted the Crimean authorities in preventing public demonstrations against moves towards a referendum and incorporation into Russia.

17.3.2014

21.

Galkin, Viktorovich Aleksandr

(Александр Викторович Галкин)

DOB: 22.3.1958

POB: Ordzhonikidze, North Ossetian ASSR

Russia's Southern Military District, forces of which are in Crimea; the Black Sea Fleet comes under Galkin's command; much of the force movement into Crimea has come through the Southern Military District.

Commander of Russia's Southern Military District (‘SMD’). SMD forces are deployed in Crimea. He is responsible for part of the Russian military presence in Crimea which is undermining the sovereignty of the Ukraine and assisted the Crimean authorities in preventing public demonstrations against moves towards a referendum and incorporation into Russia. Additionally the Black Sea Fleet falls within the District's control.

17.3.2014

22.

Rogozin, Dmitry Olegovich

(Дмитрий Олегович Рогозин)

DOB: 21.12.1963

POB: Moscow

Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. Publicly called for the annexation of Crimea.

21.3.2014

23.

Glazyev, Yurievich Sergey

(Сергей Юрьевич Глазьев)

DOB: 1.1.1961

POB: Zaporozhye, (Ukrainian SSR)

Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation. Publicly called for the annexation of Crimea.

21.3.2014

24.

Matviyenko, Valentina Ivanova (born Tyutina)

(Валентина Ивановна Матвиенко (born Тютина))

DOB: 7.4.1949

POB: Shepetovka, Khmelnitsky (Kamenets-Podolsky) region (Ukrainian SSR)

Speaker of the Federation Council. On 1 March 2014, publicly supported, in the Federation Council, the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.

21.3.2014

25.

Naryshkin, Sergei Evgenevich

(Сергей Евгеньевич Нарышкин)

DOB: 27.10.1954

POB: St Petersburg (former Leningrad)

Speaker of the State Duma. Publicly supported the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine. Publicly supported the Russia-Crimea reunification treaty and the related federal constitutional law.

21.3.2014

26.

Dmitry Konstantinovich KISELYOV,

Dmitrii Konstantinovich KISELEV

(Дмитрий Константинович Киселёв)

DOB: 26.4.1954

POB: Moscow

Appointed by Presidential Decree on 9 December 2013 Head of the Russian Federal State news agency ‘Rossiya Segodnya’.

Central figure of the government propaganda supporting the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.

21.3.2014

27.

Nosatov, Alexander Mihailovich

(Александр Михайлович Носатов)

DOB: 27.3.1963

POB: Sevastopol, (Ukrainian SSR)

Deputy-Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, Rear-Admiral.

Responsible for commanding Russian forces that have occupied Ukrainian sovereign territory.

21.3.2014

28.

Kulikov, Valery Vladimirovich

(Валерий Владимирович Куликов)

DOB: 1.9.1956

POB: Zaporozhye, (Ukrainian SSR)

Deputy-Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, Rear Admiral.

Responsible for commanding Russian forces that have occupied Ukrainian sovereign territory.

21.3.2014

29.

Surkov, Vladislav Yurievich

(Владислав Юрьевич Сурков)

DOB: 21.9.1964

POB: Solntsevo, Lipetsk region

Aide to the President of the Russian Federation. He was an organiser of the process in Crimea by which local Crimean communities were mobilised to stage actions undermining the Ukrainian authorities in Crimea.

21.3.2014

30.

Mikhail Grigorievich Malyshev

(Михаил Григорьевич Малышев)

DOB: 10.10.1955

POB: Simferopol, Crimea

Chair of the Crimea Electoral Commission. Responsible for administering the Crimean referendum. Responsible under the Russian system for signing referendum results.

21.3.2014

31.

Valery Kirillovich Medvedev

(Валерий Кириллович Медведев)

DOB: 21.8.1946

POB: Shmakovka, Primorsky region

Chair of Sevastopol Electoral Commission. Responsible for administering the Crimean referendum. Responsible under the Russian system for signing referendum results.

21.3.2014

32.

LTL. Gen. Igor Nikolaevich (Mykolayovich) Turchenyuk

(Игорь Николаевич Турченюк)

DOB: 5.12.1959

POB: Osh, Kyrgyz SSR

The de facto Commander of Russian troops deployed on the ground in Crimea (whom Russia continues to refer to officially as ‘local self-defence militias’). Deputy Commander of the Southern Military District.

21.3.2014

33.

Elena Borisovna Mizulina (born Dmitriyeva)

(Елена Борисовна Мизулина (born Дмитриева)

DOB: 9.12.1954

POB: Bui, Kostroma region

Deputy in the State Duma. Originator and co-sponsor of recent legislative proposals in Russia that would have allowed regions of other countries to join Russia without their central authorities' prior agreement.

21.3.2014

34.

Dmitry Nikolayevich Kozak

(Дмитрий Николаевич Козак)

DOB: 7.11.1958

POB: Bandurovo, Kirovograd region, Ukrainian SSR

Deputy Prime Minister. Responsible for overseeing the integration of the annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea into the Russian Federation.

29.4.2014

35.

Oleg Yevgenyvich Belaventsev

(Олег Евгеньевич Белавенцев)

DOB: 15.9.1949

POB: Moscow

Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation into the so-called ‘Crimean Federal District’, Non-permanent member of the Russian Security Council. Responsible for the implementation of the constitutional prerogatives of the Russian Head of State on the territory of the annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

29.4.2014

36.

Oleg Genrikhovich Savelyev

(Олег Генрихович Савельев)

DOB: 27.10.1965

POB: Leningrad

Minister for Crimean Affairs. Responsible for the integration of the annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea into the Russian Federation.

29.4.2014

37.

Sergei Ivanovich Menyailo

(Сергей Иванович Меняйло)

DOB: 22.8.1960

POB: Alagir, North- Ossetian

Autonomous SSR, RSFSR

Governor of the Ukrainian annexed city of Sevastopol.

29.4.2014

38.

Olga Fedorovna Kovitidi

(Ольга Фёдоровна Ковитиди)

DOB: 7.5.1962

POB: Simferopol, Ukrainian SSR

Member of the Russian Federation Council from the annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

29.4.2014

40.

Sergei Ivanovich Neverov

(Сергей Иванович Неверов)

DOB: 21.12.1961

POB: Tashtagol, USSR

Deputy Chairman of State Duma, United Russia. Responsible for initiating legislation to integrate the annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea into the Russian Federation.

29.4.2014

41.

Igor Dmitrievich SERGUN

(Игорь Дмитриевич Сергун)

DOB: 28.3.1957

POB: Podolsk, Moscow Oblast

Director of GRU (Main Intelligence Directorate), Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant-General. Responsible for the activity of GRU officers in Eastern Ukraine.

29.4.2014

42.

Valery Vasilevich Gerasimov

(Валерий Васильевич Герасимов)

DOB: 8.9.1955

POB: Kazan

Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, First Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, General of the Army. Responsible for the massive deployment of Russian troops along the border with Ukraine and lack of de-escalation of the situation.

29.4.2014

43.

German Prokopiv

 

Active leader of the ‘Lugansk Guard’. Took part in the seizure of the building of the Lugansk regional office of the Security Service. Close links with the ‘Army of the South-East’.

29.4.2014

44.

Valeriy Dmitrievich Bolotov

(Валерий Дмитриевич Болотов)

DOB: 13.2.1970

POB: Luhansk

One of the leaders of the separatist group ‘Army of the South-East’ which occupied the building of the Security Service in the Lugansk region. Retired officer. Before seizing the building he and other accomplices possessed arms apparently supplied illegally from Russia and from local criminal groups.

29.4.2014

45.

Andriy Yevgenovych PURGIN

(Андрiй Eвгенович Пургiн),

Andrei Evgenevich PURGIN

(Андрей Евгеньевич Пургин)

DOB: 26.1.1972

POB: Donetsk

Former Head of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’, active participant and organiser of separatist actions, coordinator of actions of the ‘Russian tourists’ in Donetsk. Co-founder of a ‘Civic Initiative of Donbass for the Eurasian Union’. So-called ‘Chairman’ of the ‘People's Council of the Donetsk People's Republic’.

29.4.2014

46.

Denys Volodymyrovych PUSHYLIN

(Денис Володимирович Пушилiн),

Denis Vladimirovich PUSHILIN

(Денис Владимирович Пушилин)

DOB: 9.5.1981 or 9.5.1982

POB: Makiivka (Donetsk oblast)

One of the leaders of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. Participated in the seizure and occupation of the regional administration. Active spokesperson for the separatists. So-called Deputy Chairman of the ‘People's Council’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

29.4.2014

47.

Tsyplakov Sergey Gennadevich

DOB: 1.5.1983

POB: Khartsyzsk, Donetsk Oblast

One of the leaders of ideologically radical organisation People's Militia of Donbas. He took active part in the seizure of a number of state buildings in Donetsk region.

29.4.2014

48.

Igor Vsevolodovich Girkin

(Игорь Всеволодович Гиркин) a.k.a. Igor Strelkov (Ihor Strielkov)

DOB: 17.12.1970

POB: Moscow

Identified as staff of Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (GRU). He was involved in incidents in Sloviansk. He is an assistant on security issues to Sergey Aksionov, self-proclaimed prime minister of Crimea. Head of ‘Novorossia’ public movement.

29.4.2014

49.

Vyacheslav Viktorovich Volodin

(Вячеслав Викторович Володин)

DOB: 4.2.1964

POB: Alekseevka, Saratov region.

First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia. Responsible for overseeing the political integration of the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea into the Russian Federation.

12.5.2014

50.

Vladimir Anatolievich Shamanov

(Владимир Анатольевич Шаманов)

DOB: 15.2.1957

POB: Barnaul.

Commander of the Russian Airborne Troops, Colonel-General. In his senior position, holds responsibility for the deployment of Russian airborne forces in Crimea.

12.5.2014

51.

Vladimir Nikolaevich Pligin

(Владимир Николаевич Плигин)

DOB: 19.5.1960

POB: Ignatovo,

Vologodsk Oblast, USSR.

Chair of the Duma Constitutional Law Committee. Responsible for facilitating the adoption of legislation on the annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol into the Russian Federation.

12.5.2014

52.

Petr Grigorievich JAROSH

(Петр Григорьевич Ярош)

DOB: 30.1.1971 or 16.3.1966

POB: Skvortsovo village, Simferopol region, Crimea

Head of the Federal Migration Service office for Crimea. Responsible for the systematic and expedited issuance of Russian passports for the residents of Crimea.

12.5.2014

53.

Oleg Grigorievich Kozyura

(Олег Григорьевич Козюра)

DOB: 19.12.1962

POB: Zaporozhye

Head of the Federal Migration Service office for Sevastopol. Responsible for the systematic and expedited issuance of Russian passports for the residents of Sevastopol.

12.5.2014

54.

Viacheslav PONOMARIOV,

Vyacheslav Volodymyrovich PONOMARYOV

(В'ячеслав Володимирович Пономарьов),

Viacheslav Vladimirovich PONOMAREV

(Вячеслав Владимирович Пономарëв)

DOB: 2.5.1965

POB: Sloviansk (Donetsk oblast)

Former self-declared mayor of Slaviansk. Ponomariov called on Vladimir Putin to send in Russian troops to protect the city and later asked him to supply weapons. Ponomariov's men are involved in kidnappings (they captured Irma Krat and Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter for Vice News, both were later released, they detained military observers under the OSCE Vienna Document). Remains active in supporting separatist actions and policies.

12.5.2014

55.

Igor Nikolaevich Bezler

(Игорь Николаевич Безлер) a.k.a. Bes (devil)

DOB: 30.12.1965

POB: Simferopol,Crimea

One of the leaders of the self-proclaimed militia of Horlivka. He took control of the Security Service of Ukraine's Office in Donetsk region building and afterwards seized the Ministry of Internal Affairs' district station in the town of Horlivka. He has links to Ihor Strielkov under whose command he was involved in the murder of the Peoples' Deputy of the Horlivka's Municipal Council Volodymyr Rybak according to the SBU.

12.5.2014

57.

Oleg TSARIOV,

Oleh Anatoliyovych TSAROV

(Олег Анатолтович Царьов),

Oleg Anatolevich TSAREV

(Олег Анатольевич Цаpëв)

DOB: 2.6.1970

POB: Dnepropetrovsk

Former Member of the Rada, as such publicly called for the creation of the so-called ‘Federal Republic of Novorossiya’, composed of south-eastern Ukrainian regions. Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

12.5.2014

58.

Roman Viktorovich Lyagin

(Роман Викторович Лягин)

DOB: 30.5.1980,

POB: Donetsk, Ukraine

Head of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’ Central Electoral Commission. Actively organised the referendum on 11 May 2014 on the self-determination of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. Former ‘Minister of Labour and Social Policy’.

12.5.2014

59.

Aleksandr Sergeevich MALYKHIN,

Alexander Sergeevich MALYHIN

(Александр Сергеевич Малнхин)

DOB: 12.1.1981

Head of the ‘Lugansk People's Republic’ Central Electoral Commission. Actively organised the referendum on 11 May 2014 on the self-determination of the ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

12.5.2014

60.

Natalia Vladimirovna Poklonskaya

(Наталья Владимировна Поклонская)

DOB: 18.3.1980

POB: Mikhailovka, Voroshilovgrad region, Ukrainian SSR or Yevpatoria, Ukrainian SSR

Prosecutor of Crimea. Actively implementing Russia's annexation of Crimea.

12.5.2014

61.

Igor Sergeievich Shevchenko

(Игорь Сергеевич Шевченко)

POB: Sevastopol, Crimea

Prosecutor of Sevastopol. Actively implementing Russia's annexation of Sevastopol.

12.5.2014

62.

Aleksandr Yurevich BORODAI

(Александр Юрьевич Бородай)

DOB: 25.7.1972

POB: Moscow

Former so-called ‘Prime Minister of the Donetsk People's Republic’, as such responsible for the separatist ‘governmental’ activities of the so-called ‘government of the Donetsk People's Republic’ (e.g. on 8 July 2014 stated ‘our military is conducting a special operation against the Ukrainian “fascists”’), signatory of the Memorandum of Understanding on ‘Novorossiya union’. Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

12.7.2014

63.

Alexander KHODAKOVSKY,

Oleksandr Serhiyovych KHODAKOVSKIY

(Олександр Сергiйович Ходаковський),

Aleksandr Sergeevich KHODAKOVSKII

(Александр Сергеевич Ходаковский)

DOB: 18.12.1972

POB: Donetsk

Former so-called ‘Minister of Security of the Donetsk People's Republic’, as such responsible for the separatist security activities of the so-called ‘government of the Donetsk People's Republic’. Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

12.7.2014

64.

Alexandr Aleksandrovich KALYUSSKY,

(Александр Александрович Калюсский)

DOB: 9.10.1975

So-called ‘de facto Deputy Prime Minister for Social Affairs of the Donetsk People's Republic’. Responsible for the separatist ‘governmental’ activities of the so-called ‘government of the Donetsk People's Republic’.

12.7.2014

65.

Alexander KHRYAKOV,

Aleksandr Vitalievich KHRYAKOV

(Александр Витальевич Хряков),

Oleksandr Vitaliyovych KHRYAKOV

(Олександр ВiTалiйович Хряков)

DOB: 6.11.1958

POB: Donetsk

Former so-called ‘Information and Mass Communications Minister of the Donetsk People's Republic’. Responsible for the pro-separatist propaganda activities of the so-called ‘government of the Donetsk People's Republic’.

12.7.2014

66.

Marat Faatovich BASHIROV

(Марат Фаатович Баширов)

DOB: 20.1.1964

POB: Izhevsk, Russian Federation

Former so-called ‘Prime Minister of the Council of Ministers of the Lugansk People's Republic’, confirmed on 8 July 2014.

Responsible for the separatist ‘governmental’ activities of the so-called ‘government of the Lugansk People's Republic’.

12.7.2014

67.

Vasyl NIKITIN,

Vasilii Aleksandrovich NIKITIN

(Василий Александрович Никитин)

DOB: 25.11.1971

POB: Shargun (Uzbekistan)

So-called ‘Vice Prime Minister of the Council of Ministers of the Lugansk People's Republic’, (used to be the so-called ‘Prime Minister of the Lugansk People's Republic’, and former spokesman of the ‘Army of the Southeast’).

Responsible for the separatist ‘governmental’ activities of the so-called ‘government of the Lugansk People's Republic’.

Responsible for the statement of the Army of the Southeast that the Ukrainian presidential elections in the ‘Lugansk People's Republic’ cannot take place due to the ‘new’ status of the region.

12.7.2014

68.

Aleksey Vyacheslavovich KARYAKIN

(Алексей Вячеславович Карякин)

DOB: 7.4.1980 or 7.4.1979

POB: Stakhanov (Lugansk oblast)

So-called ‘Supreme Council Chair of the Lugansk People's Republic’.

Responsible for the separatist ‘governmental’ activities of the ‘Supreme Council’, responsible for asking the Russian Federation to recognise the independence of the ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

Signatory of the Memorandum of Understanding on the ‘Novorossiya union’.

12.7.2014

69.

Yuriy Volodymyrovych IVAKIN

(Юрiй Володимирович Iвакiн),

Iurii Vladimirovich IVAKIN

(Юрий Владимирович Ивакин)

DOB: 13.8.1954

POB: Perevalsk (Lugansk oblast)

Former so-called ‘Minister of Internal Affairs of the Lugansk People's Republic’, as such responsible for the separatist ‘governmental’ activities of the so-called ‘government of the Lugansk People's Republic’.

12.7.2014

70.

Igor PLOTNITSKY,

Igor Venediktovich PLOTNITSKII

(Игорь Венедиктович Плотницкий)

DOB: 24.6.1964 or 25.6.1964 or 26.6.1964

POB: Lugansk (possibly in Kelmentsi, Chernivtsi oblast)

Former so-called ‘Defence Minister’ and currently so-called ‘Head’ of the ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

Responsible for the separatist ‘governmental’ activities of the so-called ‘government of the Lugansk People's Republic’.

12.7.2014

71.

Nikolay KOZITSYN

DOB: 20.6.1956

POB: Donetsk region

Commander of Cossack forces.

Responsible for commanding separatists in Eastern Ukraine fighting against the Ukrainian government forces.

12.7.2014

73.

Mikhail Efimovich FRADKOV

(Михаил Ефимович Фрадков)

DOB: 1.9.1950

POB: Kurumoch, Kuibyshev region

Permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation; Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation. As a member of the Security Council, which provides advice on and coordinates national security affairs, he was involved in shaping the policy of the Russian Government threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

74.

Nikolai Platonovich PATRUSHEV

(Николай Платонович Патрушев)

DOB 11.7.1951

POB: Leningrad (St Petersburg)

Permanent member and Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation. As a member of the Security Council, which provides advice on and coordinates national security affairs, he was involved in shaping the policy of the Russian Government threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

75.

Aleksandr Vasilievich BORTNIKOV

(Александр Васильевич Бортников)

DOB: 15.11.1951

POB: Perm

Permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation; Director of the Federal Security Service (FSB). As a member of the Security Council, which provides advice on and coordinates national security affairs, he was involved in shaping the policy of the Russian Government threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

76.

Rashid Gumarovich NURGALIEV

(Рашид Гумарович Нургалиев)

DOB: 8.10.1956

POB: Zhetikara, Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic

Permanent member and Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation. As a member of the Security Council, which provides advice on and coordinates national security affairs, he was involved in shaping the policy of the Russian Government threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

77.

Boris Vyacheslavovich GRYZLOV

(Борис Вячеславович Грызлов)

DOB 15.12.1950

POB: Vladivostok

Permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation. As a member of the Security Council, which provides advice on and coordinates national security affairs, he was involved in shaping the policy of the Russian Government threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

78.

Sergei Orestovoch BESEDA

(Сергей Орестович Беседа)

DOB: 17.5.1954

Commander of the Fifth Service of the FSB, Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation.

As a senior FSB officer, he heads a service responsible for overseeing intelligence operations and international activity.

25.7.2014

79.

Mikhail Vladimirovich DEGTYAREV

(Михаил Владимирович Дегтярëв)

DOB 10.7.1981

POB: Kuibyshev (Samara)

Member of the State Duma.

On 23.5.2014 he announced the inauguration of the ‘de facto embassy’ of the unrecognised, so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’ in Moscow, he contributes to undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

80

Ramzan Akhmadovitch KADYROV

(Рамзан Ахматович Кадыров)

DOB: 5.10.1976

POB: Tsentaroy.

President of the Republic of Chechnya. Kadyrov made statements in support of the illegal annexation of Crimea and in support of the armed insurgency in Ukraine. He stated, inter alia, on 14 June 2014 that he ‘will do anything to help revive Crimea’. In that context, he was awarded the medal for ‘the liberation of Crimea’ by the Acting Head of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea for the support he provided to the unlawful annexation of Crimea. In addition, on 1 June 2014 he expressed his readiness to send 74 000 Chechen volunteers to Ukraine if requested to do so.

25.7.2014

81.

Alexander Nikolayevich TKACHYOV

(Александр Николаевич Ткачëв)

DOB: 23.12.1960

POB: Vyselki, Krasnodar region

Former Governor of the Krasnodar Krai.

He was awarded the medal ‘for the liberation of Crimea’ by the Acting head of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea for the support he provided to the unlawful annexation of Crimea. On that occasion, the Acting Head of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea said that Tkachyov was one of the first to express his support to the new ‘leadership’ of Crimea.

25.7.2014

82.

Pavel GUBAREV

(Павел Юрьевич Губарев)

DOB: 10.2.1983

POB: Sievierodonetsk

One of the self-described leaders of the so-called ‘people’ Republic of Donetsk'. He requested Russian intervention in eastern Ukraine, including through the deployment of Russian peacekeeping forces. He is associated with Igor Strelkov/Girkin who is responsible for actions which undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. Gubarev is responsible for recruiting people for armed forces of separatists.

Responsible for taking over the regional government building in Donetsk with pro-Russian forces and proclaimed himself the ‘people's governor’.

Despite being arrested for threatening the territorial integrity of Ukraine, and subsequently released, he has continued to play a prominent role in separatist activities, thus undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

83.

Ekaterina Iurievna GUBAREVA

(Екатерина Юрьевна Губарева),

Katerina Yuriyovna GUBARIEVA

(Катерина Юрiйовнa Губарева)

DOB: 5.7.1983

POB: Kakhovka (Kherson oblast)

In her capacity of former so-called ‘Minister of Foreign Affairs’ she was responsible for defending the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’, thus undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. In addition, her bank account is used to finance illegal separatist groups. In taking on and acting in this capacity she has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. Remains active in supporting separatist actions and policies.

25.7.2014

84.

Fedor Dmitrievich BEREZIN

(Фëдор Дмитриевич Березин),

Fedir Dmitrovych BEREZIN

(Федiр Дмитрович Березiн)

DOB: 7.2.1960

POB: Donetsk

Former so-called ‘deputy defence minister’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. He is associated with Igor Strelkov/Girkin, who is responsible for actions which undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. In taking on and acting in this capacity Berezin has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. Remains active in supporting separatist actions and policies.

25.7.2014

85.

Valery Vladimirovich KAUROV

Валерий Владимирович Кауров

DOB: 2.4.1956

POB: Odessa

The self-described ‘president’ of the so-called ‘Republic of Novorossiya’ who has called on Russia to deploy troops to Ukraine. In taking on and acting in this capacity he has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

86.

Serhii Anatoliyovych ZDRILIUK

Сергей Анатольевич Здрнлюкv

DOB: 23.6.1972

POB: Vinnytsia region

Senior aid to Igor Strelkov/Girkin who is responsible for actions which undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. In taking on and acting in this capacity, Zdriliuk has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

87.

Vladimir ANTYUFEYEV

Владимир Антюфеев

(aka Vladimir SHEVTSOV, Vladimir Iurievici ANTIUFEEV, Vladimir Gheorghievici ALEXANDROV, Vadim Gheorghievici SHEVTSOV)

DOB: 19.2. 1951

POB: Novosibirsk

Former ‘Minister of State Security’ in the separatist region of Transnistria. Former vice-prime minister of Donetsk People's Republic, responsible for security and law enforcement. In his capacity, he is responsible for the separatist ‘governmental’ activities of the so-called ‘government of the Donetsk People's Republic’.

25.7.2014

88.

Alexey Alexeyevich GROMOV

(Алексей Алексеевич Громов)

DOB: 31.5.1960

POB: Zagorsk (Sergiev Posad)

As first Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration, he is responsible for instructing Russian media outlets to take a line favourable with the separatists in Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea, therefore supporting the destabilisation of Eastern Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea.

30.7.2014

90.

Boris Alekseevich LITVINOV

(Борис Алексеевич Литвинов)

DOB: 13.1.1954

POB: Dzerzhynsk (Donetsk oblast)

Member of the so-called ‘People's Council’ and former chairman of the so-called ‘Supreme Council’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’ who was at the source of policies and the organisation of the illegal ‘referendum’ leading to the proclamation of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’, which constituted a breach of the territorial integrity, sovereignty and unity of Ukraine.

30.7.2014

91.

Sergey Vadimovich ABISOV

(Сергей Вадимович Абисов)

DOB 27.11.1967

POB: Simferopol, Crimea

By accepting his appointment as so-called ‘Minister of Interior of the Republic of Crimea’ by the President of Russia (decree No 301) on 5 May 2014 and by his actions as so-called ‘Minister of Interior’ he has undermined the territorial integrity, sovereignty and unity of Ukraine

30.7.2014

92.

Arkady Romanovich ROTENBERG,

Arkadii Romanovich ROTENBERG

(Аркадий Романович Ротенберг)

DOB: 15.12.1951

POB: Leningrad (Saint Petersburg).

Mr Rotenberg is a long-time acquaintance of President Putin and his former judo sparring partner.

He developed his fortune during President Putin's tenure. His level of economic success is attributable to the influence of key decision makers favouring him, notably in the award of public contracts.

He has benefited from his close personal relationship with Russian decision-makers as he was awarded important contracts by the Russian State or by State-owned enterprises. His companies were, notably awarded several highly lucrative contracts for the preparations for the Sochi Olympic Games.

He is also the owner of the company Stroygazmontazh which has been awarded a State contract for the construction of a bridge from Russia to the illegally annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea, therefore consolidating its integration into the Russian Federation which in turn further undermines the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

He is the chairman of the board of directors of publishing house Prosvescheniye, which has notably implemented the project ‘To the Children of Russia: Address — Crimea’, a public relations campaign that was designed to persuade Crimean children that they are now Russian citizens living in Russia and thereby supporting the Russian Government's policy to integrate Crimea into Russia.

30.7.2014

93.

Konstantin Valerevich MALOFEEV

(Константин Валерьевич Малофеев)

DOB: 3.7.1974

POB: Puschino

Mr Malofeev is closely linked to Ukrainian separatists in Eastern Ulkraine and Crimea. He is a former employer of Mr Borodai, so-called Prime Minister of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’ and met with Mr Aksyonov, so-called Prime Minister of the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’, during the period of the Crimean annexation process. The Ukrainian Government has opened a criminal investigation into his alleged material and financial support to separatists. In addition, he gave a number of public statements supporting the annexation of Crimea and the incorporation of Ukraine into Russia and notably stated in June 2014 that ‘You can't incorporate the whole of Ukraine into Russia. The East (of Ukraine) maybe’.

Therefore Mr Malofeev is acting in support of the destabilisation of Eastern Ukraine.

30.7.2014

94.

Yuriy Valentinovich KOVALCHUK

(Юрий Валентинович Ковальчук)

DOB 25.7.1951

POB: Leningrad (St Petersburg)

Mr Kovalchuk is a long-time acquaintance of President Putin. He is a co-founder of the so-called Ozero Dacha, a cooperative society bringing together an influential group of individuals around President Putin.

He is benefiting from his links with Russian decision-makers. He is the chairman and largest shareholder of Bank Rossiya, of which he owned around 38 % in 2013, and which is considered the personal bank of Senior Officials of the Russian Federation. Since the illegal annexation of Crimea, Bank Rossiya has opened branches across Crimea and Sevastopol, thereby consolidating their integration into the Russian Federation.

Furthermore, Bank Rossiya has important stakes in the National Media Group which in turn controls television stations which actively support the Russian government's policies of destabilisation of Ukraine.

30.7.2014

95.

Nikolay Terentievich SHAMALOV

(Николай Терентьевич Шамалов)

DOB: 24.1.1950

POB: Belarus

Mr Shamalov is a long-time acquaintance of President Putin. He is a co-founder of the so-called Ozero Dacha, a cooperative society bringing together an influential group of individuals around President Putin.

He benefits from his links with Russian decision-makers. He is the second largest shareholder of Bank Rossiya, of which he owned around 10 % in 2013, and which is considered the personal bank of Senior Officials of the Russian Federation. Since the illegal annexation of Crimea, Bank Rossiya has opened branches across Crimea and Sevastopol, thereby consolidating their integration into the Russian Federation.

Furthermore, Bank Rossiya has important stakes in the National Media Group which, in turn, controls television stations which actively support the Russian government's policies of destabilisation of Ukraine.

30.7.2014

96.

Alexander Vladimirovich ZAKHARCHENKO

(Александр Владимирович Захарченко)

DOB: 26.6.1976

POB: Donetsk

As of 7 August 2014, he replaced Alexander Borodai as the so-called ‘Prime minister’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. In taking on and acting in this capacity, Zakharchenko has supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

12.9.2014

97.

Vladimir KONONOV/aka ‘Tsar’

(Владимир Петровнч Кононов)

DOB: 14.10.1974

POB: Gorsky

As of 14 August, he replaced Igor Strelkov/Girkin, as the so-called ‘Defence minister’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. He has reportedly commanded a division of separatist fighters in Donetsk since April and has promised to solve the strategic task of repelling Ukraine's military aggression. Konokov has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

12.9.2014

98.

Miroslav Vladimirovich RUDENKO

(Мирослав Владимирович Руденко)

DOB: 21.1.1983

POB: Debalcevo

Associated with the ‘Donbass People's Militia’. He has, inter alia, stated that they will continue their fighting in the rest of the country. Rudenko has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. So-called ‘People's Deputy’ in the so-called ‘Parliament of the Donetsk People's Republic’.

12.9.2014

99.

Gennadiy Nikolaiovych TSYPKALOV,

Gennadii Nikolaevich TSYPKALOV

(Геннадий Николаевич ЦыПлаков)

DOB: 21.6.1973

POB: Rostov oblast (Russia)

Replaced Marat Bashirov as so-called ‘Prime Minister’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk People's Republic’. Previously active in the militia Army of the Southeast. Tsyplakov has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

12.9.2014

101.

Oleg Vladimirovich BEREZA

(Олег Владимирович Берëза)

DOB: 1.3.1977

‘Internal affairs minister’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. Associated with Vladimir Antyufeyev, who is responsible for the separatist ‘governmental’ activities of the so-called ‘Government of the Donetsk People's Republic’. He has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

12.9.2014

102.

Andrei Nikolaevich RODKIN

(Андрей Николаевич Родкин)

DOB: 23.9.1976

POB: Moscow

Moscow Representative of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. In his statements he has, inter alia, talked about the militias' readiness to conduct a guerrilla war and their seizure of weapon systems from the Ukrainian armed forces. He has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

12.9.2014

103.

Aleksandr Akimovich KARAMAN

(Александр Акимович Караман),

Alexandru CARAMAN

DOB: 26.7.1956 or 26.6.1956

POB Cioburciu, Slobozia district, now Republic of Moldova

‘Deputy Prime Minister for Social Issues’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. Associated with Vladimir Antyufeyev, who is responsible for the separatist ‘governmental’ activities of the so-called ‘Government of the Donetsk People's Republic’. He has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. Protégé of Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. Head of the Administration of the Council of Ministers of the so-called ‘Donetsk Peoples Republic’.

12.9.2014

104.

Georgiy L'vovich MURADOV

(Георгий Львович Мурадов)

DOB: 19.11.1954

POB: Kochmes, Komi ASSR

So-called ‘Deputy Prime Minister’ of Crimea and Plenipotentiary Representative of Crimea to President Putin. Muradov has played an important role in consolidating Russian institutional control over Crimea since the illegal annexation. He has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

12.9.2014

105.

Mikhail Sergeyevich SHEREMET

(Михаил Сергеевич Шеремет)

DOB 23.5.1971

POB: Dzhankoy

So-called ‘First Deputy Prime Minister’ of Crimea. Sheremet played a key role in the organisation and implementation of the 16 March referendum in Crimea on unification with Russia. At the time of the referendum, Sheremet reportedly commanded the pro-Moscow ‘self- defense forces’ in Crimea. He has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

12.9.2014

106.

Yuri Leonidovich VOROBIOV

(Юрий Леонидович Воробьев)

DOB 2.2.1948

POB: Krasnoyarsk

Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation. On 1 March 2014 Vorobiov publicly supported in the Federation Council the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine. He subsequently voted in favour of the related decree.

12.9.2014

107.

Vladimir Volfovich ZHIRINOVSKY

(Владимир Вольфович Жириновски)

DOB: 25.4.1946

POB: Alma-Ata, Kazakh SSR

Member of the Council of the State Duma; leader of the LDPR party. He actively supported the use of Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine and annexation of Crimea. He has actively called for the split of Ukraine. He signed, on behalf of the LDPR party he chairs, an agreement with the so-called, ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

12.9.2014

108.

Vladimir Abdualiyevich VASILYEV

(Васильев Владимир Абдуалиевич)

DOB: 11.8.1949

POB: Klin

Deputy Speaker of the State Duma. On 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the republic of Crimea and the City of Federal Status Sevastopol’.

12.9.2014

109.

Viktor Petrovich VODOLATSKY

(Виктор Петрович Водолацкий)

DOB 19.8.1957

POB: Stefanidin Dar, Rostov region

Chairman (‘ataman’) of the Union of the Russian and Foreign Cossack Forces, and deputy of the State Duma. He supported the annexation of Crimea and admitted that Russian Cossacks were actively engaged in the Ukrainian conflict on the side of the Moscow-backed separatists. On 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the republic of Crimea and the City of Federal Status Sevastopol’.

12.9.2014

110.

Leonid Ivanovich KALASHNIKOV

(Леонид Иванович Калашников)

DOB: 6.8.1960

POB: Stepnoy Dvorets

First deputy Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the State Duma. On 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the republic of Crimea and the City of Federal Status Sevastopol’.

12.9.2014

111.

Vladimir Stepanovich NIKITIN

(Владимир Степанович Никитин)

DOB 5.4.1948

POB: Opochka

Former First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Relations with CIS Countries, Eurasian Integration and Links with Compatriots of the State Duma. On 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the republic of Crimea and the City of Federal Status Sevastopol’.

12.9.2014

112.

Oleg Vladimirovich LEBEDEV

(Олег Владимирович Лебедев)

DOB 21.3.1964

POB: Rudny, Kostanai region, Kazakh SSR

First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Relations with CIS Countries, Eurasian Integration and Links with Compatriots of the State Duma. On 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the republic of Crimea and the City of Federal Status Sevastopol’.

12.9.2014

113.

Ivan Ivanovich MELNIKOV

(Иван Иванович Мельников)

DOB: 7.8.1950

POB: Bogoroditsk

First Deputy Speaker, State Duma. On 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the republic of Crimea and the City of Federal Status Sevastopol’.

12.9.2014

114.

Igor Vladimirovich LEBEDEV

(Игорь Владимирович Лебедев)

DOB: 27.9.1972

POB: Moscow

Deputy Speaker, State Duma. On 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the republic of Crimea and the City of Federal Status Sevastopol’.

12.9.2014

115.

Nikolai Vladimirovich LEVICHEV

(Николай Владимирович Левичев)

DOB: 28.5.1953

POB: Pushkin

Deputy Speaker, State Duma. On 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the republic of Crimea and the City of Federal Status Sevastopol’.

12.9.2014

116.

Svetlana Sergeevna ZHUROVA

(Светлана Сергеевна Журова)

DOB 7.1.1972

POB: Pavlov-on-the-Neva

First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, State Duma. On 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the republic of Crimea and the City of Federal Status Sevastopol’.

12.9.2014

117.

Aleksey Vasilevich NAUMETS

(Алексей Васильевич Haумец)

DOB: 11.2.1968

Major-general of the Russian Army. He is the commander of the 76th airborne division which has been involved in the Russian military presence on the territory of Ukraine, notably during the illegal annexation of Crimea.

12.9.2014

118.

Sergey Viktorovich CHEMEZOV

(Сергей Викторович Чемезов)

DOB: 20.8.1952

POB: Cheremkhovo

Sergei Chemezov is one of President Putin's known close associates, both were KGB officers posted in Dresden and he is a member of the Supreme Council of ‘United Russia’. He is benefiting from his links with the Russian President by being promoted to senior positions in State-controlled firms. He chairs the Rostec conglomerate, the leading Russian state-controlled defence and industrial manufacturing corporation. Further to a decision of the Russian government, Technopromexport, a subsidiary of Rostec, is planning to build energy plants in Crimea thereby supporting its integration into the Russian Federation.

Furthermore, Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of Rostec, has supported the integration of Crimean defence companies into Russia's defence industry, thereby consolidating the illegal annexation of Crimea into the Russian Federation.

12.9.2014

119.

Alexander Mikhailovich BABAKOV

(Aлександр Михайлович Бабаков)

DOB: 8.2.1963

POB: Chisinau

State Duma Deputy, Chair of the State Duma Commission on Legislative Provisions for Development of the Military-Industrial Complex of the Russian Federation. He is a prominent member of ‘United Russia’ and a businessman with heavy investments in Ukraine and in Crimea.

On the 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the Republic of Crimea and the city of federal status of Sevastopol’.

12.9.2014

120.

Serhiy KOZYAKOV (aka Sergey Kozyakov)

Сергей Козьяков

DOB: 29.9.1982

In his capacity as ‘Head of the Luhansk Central Election Commission’ he is responsible for organising the so-called ‘elections’ of 2 November 2014 in the so-called ‘Luhansk People's Republic’. These ‘elections’ are in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, and in organising the illegal ‘elections’, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

29.11.2014

121.

Oleg Konstantinovich AKIMOV a.k.a. Oleh AKIMOV

(Олег Константинович Акимов)

DOB: 15.9.1981

POB: Lugansk

Deputy of the ‘Lugansk Economic Union’ in the ‘National Council’ of the ‘Lugansk People's Republic’. Stood as a candidate in the so-called ‘elections’, of 2 November 2014 to the post of ‘Head’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk People's Republic’. These ‘elections’ are in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, and in participating formally as a candidate in the illegal ‘elections’, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

29.11.2014

122.

Larisa Leonidovna AIRAPETYAN a.k.a. Larysa AYRAPETYAN, Larisa AIRAPETYAN or Larysa AIRAPETYAN

(Лариса Леонидовна Айрапетян)

DOB: 21.2.1970

‘Health Minister’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk People's Republic’. Stood as a candidate in the so-called ‘elections’ of 2 November 2014 to the post of the ‘Head’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

These ‘elections’ are in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, and in participating formally as a candidate in the illegal ‘elections’, she has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

29.11.2014

123.

Yuriy Viktorovich SIVOKONENKO a.k.a. Yuriy SIVOKONENKO, Yury SIVOKONENKO, Yury SYVOKONENKO

(Юрий Викторович Сивоконенко)

DOB: 7.8.1957

POB: Donetsk

Member of the ‘Parliament’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’ and works in the Union of veterans of the Donbass Berkut. Stood as a candidate in the so-called ‘elections’ of 2 November 2014 to the post of the Head of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. These elections are in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, and in participating formally as a candidate in the illegal ‘elections’, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

29.11.2014

124.

Aleksandr Igorevich KOFMAN a.k.a. Oleksandr KOFMAN

(Александр Игоревич Кофман)

DOB: 30.8.1977

POB: Makiivka (Donetsk oblast)

So-called ‘Foreign Minister’ and so-called ‘First deputy speaker’ of the ‘Parliament’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. Stood as a candidate in the so-called illegal ‘elections’ of 2 November 2014 to the post of Head of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. These elections are in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal.

In taking part and acting in this capacity, and in participating formally as a candidate in the illegal ‘elections’, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

29.11.2014

125.

Ravil Zakarievich KHALIKOV

(Равиль Закариевич Халиков)

DOB: 23.2.1969

POB: Belozere village, Romodanovskiy rayon, USSR

‘First Deputy Prime Minister’ and previous ‘Prosecutor-General’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

29.11.2014

126.

Dmitry Aleksandrovich SEMYONOV,

Dmitrii Aleksandrovich SEMENOV

(Дмитрий Александрович Семенов)

DOB: 3.2.1963

POB: Moscow

‘Deputy Prime Minster for Finances’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

29.11.2014

127.

Oleg BUGROV

(Олег Бугров)

DOB: 29.8.1969

Former ‘Defense Minister’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

29.11.2014

128.

Lesya LAPTEVA

(Леся Лаптева)

 

Former ‘Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Religion’ of the so-called ‘Luhansk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, she has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

29.11.2014

129.

Yevgeniy Eduardovich MIKHAYLOV

(aka Yevhen Eduardovych Mychaylov)

(Евгений Здуардович Михайлов)

DOB: 17.3.1963

POB: Arkhangelsk

‘Head of the administration for governmental affairs’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

29.11.2014

132.

Vladyslav Nykolayevych DEYNEGO a.k.a. Vladislav Nykolayevich DEYNEGO

(Владислав Николаевич Дейнего)

DOB: 12.3.1964

‘Deputy Head’ of the ‘People's Council’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

29.11.2014

133.

Pavel DREMOV a.k.a. Batya

(Павел Леонидович ДРËМОВ),

Pavlo Leonidovych DRYOMOV

(Павло Леонщович Дрьомов)

DOB: 22.11.1976

POB: Stakhanov

Commander of the ‘First Cossack Regiment’, an armed separatist group involved in the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

In this capacity, he has actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

16.2.2015

134.

Alexey MILCHAKOV aka Fritz, Serbian

(Алексей МИЛЬЧАКОВ)

DOB: 30.4. 1991 or on 30.1.1991

POB: St. Petersburg

Commander of the ‘Rusich’ unit, an armed separatist group involved in the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

In this capacity, he has actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

16.2.2015

135.

Arseny PAVLOV aka Motorola

ApcéHий Сергеевич ПÁВЛОВ (aka Моторoла)

DOB: 2.2.1983

POB: Ukhta, Komi

Commander of the ‘Sparta Battalion’, an armed separatist group involved in the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

In this capacity, he has actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

16.2.2015

136.

Mikhail Sergeevich TOLSTYKH a.k.a. Givi

(Михаил Сергеевич Толстых)

DOB: 19.7.1980

POB: Ilovaisk

Commander of the ‘Somali’ battalion, an armed separatist group involved in the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

In this capacity, he has actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

16.2.2015

137.

Eduard Aleksandrovich BASURIN

(Здуард Александрович Басурин)

DOB: 27.6.1966 or 21.6.1966

POB: Donetsk

So-called ‘Deputy Commander’ of the Ministry of Defense of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

16.2.2015

138.

Alexandr SHUBIN

Александр Васильевич ШУБИН

DOB: 20.5.1972 or 30.5.1972

POB: Luhansk

So-called ‘Minister of Justice’, of the illegal so-called ‘Luhansk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised the country.

16.2.2015

139.

Sergey Anatolievich LITVIN

(Сергей Анатольевич Литвин)

DOB: 2.7.1973

So-called ‘Deputy Chairman’ of the Council of Ministers of the so-called ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

16.2.2015

141.

Ekaterina FILIPPOVA

Екатерина Владимировна ФИЛИППОВА

DOB: 20.11.1988

POB: Krasnoarmëisk

So-called ‘Minister of Justice’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, she has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

16.2.2015

142.

Aleksandr TIMOFEEV

Александр ТИМОФЕЕВ

DOB: 27.1.1974

So-called ‘Minister of Budget’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised the country.

16.2.2015

143.

Evgeny Vladimirovich MANUILOV

(Евгений Владимирович Мануйлов)

DOB: 5.1.1967

So-called ‘Minister of Budget’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

16.2.2015

144.

Viktor YATSENKO

(Виктор ЯЦЕНКО)

DOB: 22.4.1985

POB: Kherson

So-called ‘Minister of Communications’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

16.2.2015

146.

Zaur ISMAILOV

(Заур Исмаилов Рауфович)

DOB: 25.7.1978 (or 23.3.1975)

POB: Krasny Luch, Voroshilovgrad Lugansk

So-called ‘General Prosecutor’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in this capacity, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

16.2.2015

147.

Anatoly Ivanovich ANTONOV

(Анатолий Иванович Антонов)

DOB 15.5.1955

POB: Omsk

Deputy Minister of Defence and, in that capacity, involved in supporting the deployment of Russian troops in Ukraine.

According to the present Russian Ministry of Defence structure, in that capacity he participates in shaping and implementing the policy of the Russian Government. These policies threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

16.2.2015

148.

Arkady Viktorovich BAKHIN

(Аркадий Викторович Бахин)

DOB: 8.5.1956

POB: Kaunas, Lithuania

First Deputy Minister of Defence and, in that capacity, involved in supporting the deployment of Russian troops in Ukraine.

According to the present Russian Ministry of Defence structure, in that capacity he participates in shaping and implementing the policy of the Russian Government. These policies threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

16.2.2015

149.

Andrei Valeryevich KARTAPOLOV

(Андрей Валерьевич Картaпoлoв)

DOB: 9.11.1963

POB: GDR (DDR)

Director of the Main Operations Department and deputy chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. In both capacities he is actively involved in shaping and implementing the military campaign of the Russian forces in Ukraine.

According to the stated activities of the general staff, by exercising operational control over the armed forces, he is actively involved in shaping and implementing the Russian government policy threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

16.2.2015

150.

Iosif (Joseph) Davydovich KOBZON

(Иосиф Дaвьιдoвич Кобзон)

DOB: 11.9.1937

POB: Tchassov Yar, Ukraine

Member of the State Duma.

He visited the so-called Donetsk People's Republic and during his visit made statements supporting separatists. He was also appointed Honorary Consul of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’ in the Russian Federation.

On 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the republic of Crimea and the City of Federal Status Sevastopol’.

16.2.2015

151.

Valery Fedorovich RASHKIN

(Валерий Фëдoрoвич Рашкин)

DOB: 14.3.1955

POB: Zhilino, Kaliningrad region

First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Ethnicity issues.

He is the founder of the civil movement ‘Krassnaya Moskva — Red Moscow — Patriotic Front Aid’ which organised public demonstrations supporting separatists, thereby supporting policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. On 20 March 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law ‘on the acceptance into the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation of new federal subjects — the republic of Crimea and the City of Federal Status Sevastopol’.

16.2.2015

Entities:

33.

Prizrak brigade

(‘Бригада ‘Призрак’)

Armed separatist which has actively supported actions which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

16.2.2015


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