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14.3.2017   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 67/88


COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/445

of 13 March 2017

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,

Having regard to the proposal from the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,

Whereas:

(1)

On 17 March 2014 the Council adopted Decision 2014/145/CFSP (1).

(2)

On 15 September 2016 the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2016/1671 (2), thereby renewing the measures for a further six months.

(3)

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

(4)

The Council has reviewed the individual designations set out in the Annex to Decision 2014/145/CFSP. That Annex should be amended and the entries for two persons should be deleted.

(5)

Decision 2014/145/CFSP should therefore 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 September 2017.’;

(2)

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

Article 2

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

Done at Brussels, 13 March 2017.

For the Council

The President

L. GRECH


(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) 2016/1671 of 15 September 2016 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 249, 16.9.2016, p. 39).


ANNEX

I.

The entries concerning the following persons are deleted from the list set out in the Annex to Decision 2014/145/CFSP:

PERSONS

99.

Gennadiy Nikolaiovych TSYPKALOV

135.

Arseny Sergeevich PAVLOV

II.

The entries concerning the persons and entities listed below, as set out in the Annex to Decision 2014/145/CFSP, are replaced by the following entries:

PERSONS

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

2.

Vladimir Andreevich KONSTANTINOV

(Владимир Андреевич КОНСТАНТИНОВ)

Volodymyr Andriyovych KONSTANTINOV

(Володимир Андрійович КОНСТАНТIНОВ)

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 ‘Supreme Council’ concerning the ‘referendum’ against territorial integrity of Ukraine and called on voters to cast their votes in favour of Crimean independence in the ‘referendum’ of 16 March 2014. He was one of the co-signatories of the ‘treaty on Crimea's accession to the Russian Federation’ of 18 March 2014.

Since 17 March 2014‘Chairman’ of the ‘State Council’ of the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’.

17.3.2014

3.

Rustam Ilmirovich TEMIRGALIEV

(Рустам Ильмирович ТЕМИРГАЛИЕВ)

Rustam Ilmyrovych TEMIRHALIIEV

(Рустам Iльмирович ТЕМIРГАЛIЄВ)

DOB: 15.8.1976

POB: Ulan-Ude, Buryat ASSR (Russian SFSR)

As former Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea, Temirgaliev played a relevant role in the decisions taken by the ‘Supreme Council’ concerning the ‘referendum’ of 16 March 2014 against the territorial integrity of Ukraine. He lobbied actively for the integration of Crimea into the Russian Federation.

On 11 June 2014 he resigned from his function as ‘First Deputy Prime Minister’ of the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’.

17.3.2014

4.

Denis Valentinovich BEREZOVSKIY

(Денис Валентинович БЕРЕЗОВСКИЙ)

Denys Valentynovych BEREZOVSKYY

(Денис Валентинович БЕРЕЗОВСЬКИЙ)

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)

Oleksiy Mykhaylovych CHALYY

(Олексій Михайлович ЧАЛИЙ)

DOB: 13.6.1961

POB: Moscow or Sevastopol

Chaliy became ‘People's 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 was one of the co-signatories of the ‘treaty on Crimea's accession to the Russian Federation’ of 18 March 2014. He was acting ‘governor’ of Sevastopol from 1 to 14 April 2014 and is a former ‘elected’ Chairman of the ‘Legislative Assembly’ of the City of Sevastopol. Member of the ‘Legislative Assembly’ of the City of Sevastopol.

17.3.2014

6.

Pyotr Anatoliyovych ZIMA

(Пётр Анатольевич ЗИМА)

Petro Anatoliyovych ZYMA

(Петро Анатолійович ЗИМА)

DOB: 18.1.1970

POB: Artemivsk (Артемовск) (2016 renamed back to Bakhmut/Бахмут), Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine

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 (FSB). 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

8.

Sergey Pavlovych TSEKOV

(Сергей Павлович ЦЕКОВ)

Serhiy Pavlovych TSEKOV

(Сергій Павлович ЦЕКОВ)

DOB: 28.9.1953 or 28.8.1953

POB: Simferopol

As Vice Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea, 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

17.

Sergei Vladimirovich ZHELEZNYAK

(Сергей Владимирович ЖЕЛЕЗНЯК)

DOB: 30.7.1970

POB: St. Petersburg (former Leningrad)

Former Deputy Speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.

Actively supported 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.

Currently Deputy Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.

17.3.2014

18.

Leonid Eduardovich SLUTSKI

(Леонид Эдуардович СЛУЦКИЙ)

DOB: 4.1.1968

POB: Moscow

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

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

Currently Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.

17.3.2014

21.

Aleksandr Viktorovich GALKIN

(Александр Викторович ГАЛКИН)

DOB: 22.3.1958

POB: Ordzhonikidze, North Ossetian ASSR

Former Commander of Russia's Southern Military District (‘SMD’), the 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 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.

Currently employed by the Central apparatus of the Russian Ministry of Defence.

17.3.2014

25.

Sergei Evgenevich NARYSHKIN

(Сергей Евгеньевич НАРЫШКИН)

DOB: 27.10.1954

POB: St Petersburg (former Leningrad)

Former 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.

Currently Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation as of October 2016. Permanent member and Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

21.3.2014

27.

Alexander Mihailovich NOSATOV

(Александр Михайлович НОСАТОВ)

DOB: 27.3.1963

POB: Sevastopol, (Ukrainian SSR)

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

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

Currently Vice-Admiral, Acting Commander of the Russian Baltic fleet.

21.3.2014

30.

Mikhail Grigorievich MALYSHEV

(Михаил Григорьевич МАЛЫШЕВ)

Mykhaylo Hryhorovych MALYSHEV

(Михайло Григорович МАЛИШЕВ)

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)

Valeriy Kyrylovych MEDVEDIEV

(Валерій Кирилович МЕДВЕДЄВ)

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

33.

Elena Borisovna MIZULINA (born DMITRIYEVA)

(Елена Борисовна МИЗУЛИНА (born ДМИТРИЕВА))

DOB: 9.12.1954

POB: Bui, Kostroma region

Former 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.

As of September 2015, a Member of the Federation Council from Omsk region.

21.3.2014

35.

Oleg Yevgenyvich BELAVENTSEV

(Олег Евгеньевич БЕЛАВЕНЦЕВ)

DOB: 15.9.1949

POB: Moscow

Former 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.

Currently Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation into the North Caucasus Federal District.

29.4.2014

37.

Sergei Ivanovich MENYAILO

(Сергей Иванович МЕНЯЙЛО)

DOB: 22.8.1960

POB: Alagir, North- Ossetian Autonomous SSR, RSFSR

Former Governor of the Ukrainian annexed city of Sevastopol.

Currently Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation to the Siberian Federal District. Member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

29.4.2014

43.

German PROKOPIV

(Герман ПРОКОПИВ)

Herman PROKOPIV

(Герман ПРОКОПIВ)

(a.k.a. Li Van Chol, Ли Ван Чоль)

DOB: 6.7.1993

POB: Prague, Czech Republic

Active member of the ‘Lugansk Guard’. Took part in the seizure of the building of the Lugansk regional office of the Security Service.

Remains an active military fighter of the LNR.

29.4.2014

44.

Valeriy Dmitrievich BOLOTOV

(Валерий Дмитриевич БОЛОТОВ)

Valeriy Dmytrovych BOLOTOV

(Валерій Дмитрович БОЛОТОВ)

DOB: 13.2.1970

POB: Stakhanov, Lugansk

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 Yevhenovych PURHIN

(Андрiй Євгенович ПУРГIН),

Andrei Evgenevich PURGIN

(Андрей Евгеньевич ПУРГИН)

DOB: 26.1.1972

POB: Donetsk

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’. Until 4 September 2015‘Chairman’ of the ‘People's Council of the Donetsk People's Republic’, currently ‘First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers’.

29.4.2014

47.

Sergey Gennadevich TSYPLAKOV

(Сергей Геннадьевич ЦЫПЛАКОВ)

Serhiy Hennadiyovych TSYPLAKOV

(Сергій Геннадійович ЦИПЛАКОВ)

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. Head of ‘Novorossia’ public movement. Former ‘Minister of Defence’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

Organised, on 4 November 2016, a Russian March in Moscow for Russian nationalists who support the separatists in eastern Ukraine.

Remains active in supporting separatist activity in eastern Ukraine. One of the organisers of the ‘Russian March’ in November 2016.

29.4.2014

49.

Vyacheslav Viktorovich VOLODIN

(Вячеслав Викторович ВОЛОДИН)

DOB: 4.2.1964

POB: Alekseevka, Saratov region

Former 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.

Currently Speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation since 5 October 2016.

12.5.2014

50.

Vladimir Anatolievich SHAMANOV

(Владимир Анатольевич ШАМАНОВ)

DOB: 15.2.1957

POB: Barnaul

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

Currently Chairperson of the Defense Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.

12.5.2014

51.

Vladimir Nikolaevich PLIGIN

(Владимир Николаевич ПЛИГИН)

DOB: 19.5.1960

POB: Ignatovo, Vologodsk Oblast, USSR.

Former member of the State Duma and former 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)

Petro Hryhorovych YAROSH (IAROSH)

(Петро Григорович ЯРОШ)

DOB: 30.1.1971

POB: Skvortsovo village, Simferopol region, Crimea

Former 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)

Oleh Hryhorovych KOZYURA

(Олег Григорович КОЗЮРА)

DOB: 19.12.1962

POB: Zaporozhye

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

Currently assistant to Sevastopol Municipal Council Deputy Mikhail Chaly.

12.5.2014

55.

Igor Nikolaevich BEZLER (a.k.a. Bes (devil))

(Игорь Николаевич БЕЗЛЕР)

Ihor Mykolayovych BEZLER

(Iгор Миколайович БЕЗЛЕР)

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 Igor Strelkov/Girkin under whose command he was involved in the murder of the Peoples' Deputy of the Horlivka's Municipal Council Volodymyr Rybak.

12.5.2014

56.

Igor Evgenevich KAKIDZYANOV

(Игорь Евгеньевич КАКИДЗЯНОВ),

Igor Evegenevich KHAKIMZYANOV

(Игорь Евгеньевич ХАКИМЗЯНОВ)

Ihor Yevhenovych KHAKIMZIANOV (KAKIDZIANOV)

(Iгор Євгенович ХАКIМЗЯНОВ (КАКIДЗЯНОВ))

DOB: 25.7.1980

POB: Makiivka (Donetsk oblast)

One of the leaders of armed forces of the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. The aim of the forces is to ‘protect the people of the Donetsk People's Republic and territorial integrity of the republic’ according to Pushylin, one of the leaders of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

12.5.2014

57.

Oleg TSARIOV, Oleh Anatoliyovych TSAROV

(Олег Анатолійович ЦАРЬОВ),

Oleg Anatolevich TSARYOV

(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. Former ‘Speaker’ of the so-called ‘Parliament of the Union of the People's Republics’ (‘Parliament of Novorossiya’).

Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

12.5.2014

58.

Roman Viktorovich LYAGIN

(Роман Викторович ЛЯГИН)

Roman Viktorovych LIAHIN

(Роман Вікторович ЛЯГIН)

DOB: 30.5.1980

POB: Donetsk, Ukraine

Former 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 МАЛЫХИН)

Oleksandr Serhiyovych (Sergiyovych) MALYKHIN

(Олександр Сергiйович МАЛИХIН)

DOB: 12.1.1981

Former 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

Member of the State Duma, elected from the illegally annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

Former Prosecutor of the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’. Actively implemented Russia's annexation of Crimea.

Currently First Deputy Chairperson of the Committee for Security and countering corruption of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.

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; heads the ‘Union of Donbas volunteers’.

Involved actively in recruitment and training of ‘volunteers’ sent to fight in Donbas.

12.7.2014

63.

Alexander KHODAKOVSKY,

Oleksandr Serhiyovych KHODAKOVSKYY (KHODAKOVSKYI)

(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

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’. Currently a member of the so-called ‘People's Council’ of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. Responsible for the pro-separatist propaganda activities of the so-called ‘government’ of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

Continues active support to the separatist actions in Eastern Ukraine.

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’.

Continues activities of financing LNR separatist structures.

12.7.2014

67.

Vasyl Oleksandrovych NIKITIN

(Василь Олександрович Нікітін),

Vasilii Aleksandrovich NIKITIN

(Василий Александрович НИКИТИН)

DOB: 25.11.1971

POB: Shargun (Uzbekistan)

Former 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 South-East’).

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 South-East that the Ukrainian presidential elections in the ‘Lugansk People's Republic’ cannot take place due to the ‘new’ status of the region.

Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

12.7.2014

68.

Aleksey Vyacheslavovich KARYAKIN

(Алексей Вячеславович КАРЯКИН)

Oleksiy Vyacheslavovych KARYAKIN (Олексій В'ячеславович КАРЯКIН)

DOB: 7.4.1980 or 7.4.1979

POB: Stakhanov (Lugansk oblast)

Until 25 March 2016 so-called ‘Supreme Council Chair of the Lugansk People's Republic’. Former member of the so-called ‘People's Council 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

70.

Igor PLOTNITSKY,

Igor Venediktovich PLOTNITSKII

(Игорь Венедиктович ПЛОТНИЦКИЙ)

Ihor (Igor) Venedyktovych PLOTNYTSKYY

(Iгор Венедиктович ПЛОТНИЦЬКИЙ)

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

73.

Mikhail Efimovich FRADKOV

(Михаил Ефимович ФРАДКОВ)

DOB: 1.9.1950

POB: Kurumoch, Kuibyshev region

Former permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation; Former 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

77.

Boris Vyacheslavovich GRYZLOV

(Борис Вячеславович ГРЫЗЛОВ)

DOB 15.12.1950

POB: Vladivostok

Former 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

79.

Mikhail Vladimirovich DEGTYAREV

(Михаил Владимирович ДЕГТЯРËВ)

DOB 10.7.1981

POB: Kuibyshev (Samara)

Member of the State Duma.

As a member of the Duma 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.

Currently Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on Physical Education, Sport and Youth Affairs.

25.7.2014

82.

Pavel Yurievich GUBAREV

(Павел Юрьевич ГУБАРЕВ)

Pavlo Yuriyovich GUBARIEV (HUBARIEV)

(Павло Юрiйович ГУБАРЄВ)

DOB: 10.2.1983 (or 10.3.1983)

POB: Sievierodonetsk

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

(Екатерина Юрьевна ГУБАРЕВА),

Kateryna Yuriyivna GUBARIEVA (HUBARIEVA)

(Катерина Юріївна ГУБАРЄВА)

DOB: 5.7.1983 or 10.3.1983

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 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.

Member of the so-called ‘People's Council’ of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

25.7.2014

84.

Fyodor Dmitrievich BEREZIN

(Фëдор Дмитриевич БЕРЕЗИН),

Fedir Dmytrovych 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)

Valeriy Volodymyrovych KAUROV

(Валерій Володимирович 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.

Remains active in supporting separatist actions and policies.

25.7.2014

86.

Serhii Anatoliyovych ZDRILIUK

(Сергей Анатольевич ЗДРИЛЮК)

(Сергій Анатолійович ЗДРИЛЮК)

DOB: 23.6.1972 (or 23.7.1972)

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.

Remains active in supporting separatist actions and policies.

25.7.2014

89.

Oksana TCHIGRINA,

Oksana Aleksandrovna CHIGRINA (CHYHRYNA)

(Оксана Александровна ЧИГРИНА)

DOB: possibly 23.7.1981

Spokesperson of the so-called ‘government’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk People's Republic’ who made declarations justifying, inter alia, the shooting down of a Ukrainian military airplane, the taking of hostages, fighting activities by the illegal armed groups, which have as a consequence undermined the territorial integrity, sovereignty and unity of Ukraine.

Remains an active employee of the Press Service of LNR.

30.7.2014

90.

Boris Alekseevich LITVINOV

(Борис Алексеевич ЛИТВИНОВ)

Borys Oleksiyovych LYTVYNOV

(Борис Олексійович ЛИТВИНОВ)

DOB: 13.1.1954

POB: Dzerzhynsk (Donetsk oblast)

Former 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.

Remains active in supporting separatist actions and policies.

30.7.2014

91.

Sergey Vadimovich ABISOV

(Сергей Вадимович АБИСОВ)

Sergiy (Serhiy) Vadymovych ABISOV

(Сергій Вадимович АБIСОВ)

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

96.

Alexander Vladimirovich ZAKHARCHENKO

(Александр Владимирович ЗАХАРЧЕНКО)

Oleksandr Volodymyrovych ZAKHARCHENKO

(Олександр Володимирович ЗАХАРЧЕНКО)

DOB: 26.6.1976

POB: Donetsk

As of 7 August 2014, he replaced Alexander Borodai as the so-called ‘Prime Minister’ of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. Currently so-called ‘Head’ of the ‘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 Petrovich KONONOV (a.k.a. ‘Tsar’)

(Владимир Петровнч КОНОНОВ)

Volodymyr Petrovych KONONOV

(Володимир Петрович КОНОНОВ)

DOB: 14.10.1974

POB: Gorsky

As of 14 August 2014, he replaced Igor Strelkov/Girkin, as the so-called ‘Defence minister’ of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. He has reportedly commanded a division of separatist fighters in Donetsk since April 2014 and has promised to solve the strategic task of repelling Ukraine's military aggression. Kononov 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)

Myroslav Volodymyrovych RUDENKO

(Мирослав Володимирович РУДЕНКО)

DOB: 21.1.1983

POB: Debaltsevo

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. Member of the so-called ‘People's Council of the Donetsk People's Republic’.

12.9.2014

100.

Andrey Yurevich PINCHUK

(Андрей Юрьевич ПИНЧУК)

Andriy Yuriyovych PINCHUK

(Андрій Юрійович ПIНЧУК)

Possible date of birth: 27.12 1977

Former ‘State security 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. Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies. Head of the ‘Union of Donbas volunteers’.

12.9.2014

103.

Aleksandr Akimovich KARAMAN

(Александр Акимович КАРАМАН),

Alexandru CARAMAN

DOB: 26.7.1956

POB Cioburciu, Slobozia district, now Republic of Moldova

Former so-called ‘Deputy Prime Minister for Social Issues’ of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. Associated with Vladimir Antyufeyev, who was 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 ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

12.9.2014

105.

Mikhail Sergeyevich SHEREMET

(Михаил Сергеевич ШЕРЕМЕТ)

Mykhaylo Serhiyovych SHEREMET

(Михайло Сергійович ШЕРЕМЕТ)

DOB 23.5.1971

POB: Dzhankoy

Member of the State Duma, elected from the illegally annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

Former 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-defence forces’ in Crimea. He has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

Elected on 18 September 2016 as a Duma deputy from illegally annexed Crimean Peninsula.

12.9.2014

110.

Leonid Ivanovich KALASHNIKOV

(Леонид Иванович КАЛАШНИКОВ)

DOB: 6.8.1960

POB: Stepnoy Dvorets

Former 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’.

Currently Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee for CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots

12.9.2014

111.

Vladimir Stepanovich NIKITIN

(Владимир Степанович НИКИТИН)

DOB 5.4.1948

POB: Opochka

Former member of the State Duma and former First Deputy Chairman of the Committee for CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations 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

Former member of the State Duma and former First Deputy Chairman of the Committee for CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations 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

115.

Nikolai Vladimirovich LEVICHEV

(Николай Владимирович ЛЕВИЧЕВ)

DOB: 28.5.1953

POB: Pushkin

Former member of the State Duma. Former 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’.

Currently a member of the Central Election Commission.

12.9.2014

119.

Alexander Mikhailovich BABAKOV

(Aлександр Михайлович БАБАКОВ)

DOB: 8.2.1963

POB: Chisinau

Former member of the State Duma. Former 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 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’.

Currently member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.

12.9.2014

120.

Sergey Yurievich KOZYAKOV

(Сергей Юрьевич КОЗЬЯКОВ)

Serhiy Yuriyovych KOZYAKOV

(Сергiй Юрiйович КОЗЬЯКОВ)

DOB: 29.9.1982 or 23.9.1982

In his former capacity as so-called ‘Head of the Luhansk Central Election Commission’ he was responsible for organising the so-called ‘elections’ of 2 November 2014 in the ‘Luhansk People's Republic’. These ‘elections’ were in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal. In October 2015 he was appointed as so-called ‘Minister of Justice’ of the ‘Luhansk People's Republic’.

In taking on and acting in these capacities, 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)

Oleh Kostiantynovych AKIMOV

(Олег Костянтинович АКIМОВ)

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 so-called ‘Head’ of the ‘Lugansk People's Republic’. These ‘elections’ were in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal. Since 2014 he is the ‘Head’ of the so-called ‘Federation of Trade Unions’ and a member of the so-called ‘People's Council’ of the ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

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.

Supports actively actions and policies undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

29.11.2014

122.

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

(Лариса Леонидовна АЙРАПЕТЯН)

(Лариса Леонідівна АЙРАПЕТЯН)

DOB: 21.2.1970

Former so-called ‘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: Stalino city (now Donetsk)

Member of the ‘Parliament’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’ and Chairman of the public association Union of Veterans of the Donbass Berkut and a member of the public movement ‘Free Donbass’. 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 were 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)

(Олександр Iгорович КОФМАН)

DOB: 30.8.1977

POB: Makiivka (Donetsk oblast)

Former so-called ‘Foreign Minister’ and so-called ‘First deputy speaker’ of the ‘Parliament’ of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. Stood as a candidate in the so-called illegal ‘elections’ of 2 November 2014 to the post of so-called ‘Head’ of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’. These elections were 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. Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

29.11.2014

125.

Ravil Zakarievich KHALIKOV

(Равиль Закариевич ХАЛИКОВ)

Ravil Zakariyovych KHALIKOV

(Равіль Закарійович ХАЛIКОВ)

DOB: 23.2.1969

POB: Belozernoe village, Romodanovskiy rayon, USSR

Former so-called ‘First Deputy Prime Minister’ and previous ‘Prosecutor-General’ of the ‘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

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

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

Remains active in financing LNR separatist structures.

29.11.2014

127.

Oleg Evgenevich BUGROV

(Олег Евгеньевич БУГРОВ)

Oleh Yevhenovych BUHROV

(Олег Євгенович БУГРОВ)

DOB: 29.8.1969

Former ‘Defence 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 Mikhaylovna LAPTEVA

(Леся Михайловна ЛАПТЕВА)

Lesya Mykhaylivna LAPTIEVA

(Леся Михайлівна ЛАПТЄВА)

DOB: 11.3.1976

POB: Dzhambul/Jambul (Kazakhstan), currently known as Taraz

Former ‘Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Religion’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk 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 (a.k.a. Yevhen Eduardovych MYCHAYLOV)

(Евгений Эдуардович МИХАЙЛОВ)

(Євген Едуардович МИХАЙЛОВ)

DOB: 17.3.1963

POB: Arkhangelsk

Former so-called ‘Minister of the Council of Ministers’ (head of the administration for governmental affairs) of the ‘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

130.

Ihor Vladymyrovych KOSTENOK (a.k.a. Igor Vladimirovich KOSTENOK)

(Игорь Владимирович КОСТЕНОК)

DOB: 15.3.1961

POB: Vodyanske, Dobropillia Rayon, Donetsk oblast

Водянское, Добропольский район Донецкой области

Former so-called ‘Minister of Education’ of the ‘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.

Currently personal advisor to the PM of DNR.

29.11.2014

131.

Yevgeniy Vyacheslavovich ORLOV (a.k.a. Yevhen Vyacheslavovych ORLOV)

(Евгений Вячеславович ОРЛОВ)

DOB: 10.5.1980 or 21.10.1983

POB: Snezhnoye, Donetsk oblast

г. Снежное, Донецкой области

Member of the ‘National Council’ 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 Mykolayovych DEYNEGO a.k.a. Vladislav Nikolayevich DEYNEGO

(Владислав Миколайович ДЕЙНЕГО)

(Владислав Николаевич ДЕЙНЕГО)

DOB: 12.3.1964

POB: Romny, Sumy oblast

Ромны, Сумская область

‘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

136.

Mikhail Sergeevich TOLSTYKH a.k.a. Givi

(Михаил Сергеевич ТОЛСТЫХ)

Mykhaylo Serhiyovych TOLSTYKH

(Михайло Сергійович ТОЛСТИХ)

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.

Remains an active military commander in so-called ‘DNR’.

16.2.2015

137.

Eduard Aleksandrovich BASURIN

(Эдуард Александрович БАСУРИН)

Eduard Oleksandrovych BASURIN

(Едуард Олександрович БАСУРIН)

DOB: 27.6.1966

POB: Donetsk

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Defence 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.

Remains active in supporting separatist activity in Eastern Ukraine.

16.2.2015

138.

Alexandr Vasilievich SHUBIN

(Александр Васильевич ШУБИН)

DOB: 20.5.1972 or 30.5.1972

POB: Luhansk

Former so-called ‘Minister of Justice’, of the illegal so-called ‘Luhansk People's Republic’. Chairman of the ‘Central Election Commission’ of the so-called ‘Luhansk People's Republic’ since October 2015.

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.

Currently Chairman of the so-called ‘Central Election Commission’ of the so-called ‘Luhansk People's Republic’.

16.2.2015

139.

Sergey Anatolievich LITVIN

(Сергей Анатольевич ЛИТВИН)

Serhiy Anatoliyovych LYTVYN

(Сергій Анатолійович ЛИТВИН)

DOB: 2.7.1973

POB: Lysychansk, Luhansk oblast, USSR

Лисичанск Луганской области УССР

Former 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

140.

Sergey Yurevich IGNATOV (a.k.a. KUZOVLEV)

(Сергей Юрьевич ИГНАТОВ (КУЗОВЛЕВ))

DOB: 7.1.1967

POB: Michurinsk, Tambov oblast

Мичуринск, Тамбовская область

So-called Commander in Chief of the People's Militia of the ‘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 Ukraine.

16.2.2015

141.

Ekaterina FILIPPOVA (Екатерина Владимировна ФИЛИППОВА)

Kateryna Volodymyrivna FILIPPOVA

(Катерина Володимирівна ФIЛIППОВА

DOB: 20.1.1988

POB: Krasnoarmëisk

Former 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.

Currently personal assistant to Alexander Vladimirovich Zakharchenko.

16.2.2015

142.

Aleksandr Yurievich TIMOFEEV

(Александр Юрьевич ТИМОФЕЕВ)

Oleksandr Yuriyovych TYMOFEYEV

(Олександр Юрійович ТИМОФЕЄВ)

DOB: 15.5.1971

POB: Nevinnomyssk, Stavropol Krai

Невинномысск, Ставропольский край

So-called ‘Minister of Finance and Taxes’ of the ‘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

143.

Evgeny Vladimirovich MANUILOV

(Евгений Владимирович МАНУЙЛОВ)

Yevhen Volodymyrovych MANUYLOV

(Євген Володимирович МАНУЙЛОВ)

DOB: 5.1.1967

POB: Baranykivka, Bilovodsk Raion, Luhansk oblast

с. Бараниковка Беловодского района Луганской области

So-called ‘Minister of Income and Taxes’ 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 Vyacheslavovich YATSENKO

(Виктор Вячеславович ЯЦЕНКО)

Viktor Viacheslavovych YATSENKO

(Віктор В'ячеславович 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

145.

Olga Igoreva BESEDINA

(Ольга Игорева БЕСЕДИНА)

Olha Ihorivna BESEDINA

(Ольга Iгорівна БЕСЕДIНА)

DOB: 10.12.1976

POB: Lugansk

Former so-called ‘Minister of Economic Development and Trade’ of the so-called ‘Lugansk 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

146.

Zaur Raufovich ISMAILOV

(Заур Рауфович ИСМАИЛОВ)

Zaur Raufovych ISMAYILOV

(Заур Рауфович IСМАЇЛОВ)

DOB: 25.7.1978 (or 23.3.1975)

POB: Krasny Luch, Voroshilovgrad, Lugansk region

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

148.

Arkady Viktorovich BAKHIN

(Аркадий Викторович БАХИН)

DOB: 8.5.1956

POB: Kaunas, Lithuania

Former First Deputy Minister of Defence (until 17 November 2015) and was, 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.

Currently employed by Rosatom.

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’.

Currently First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Culture.

16.2.2015

152.

Ruslan Ismailovich BALBEK

(Руслан Исмаилович БАЛЬБЕК)

DOB: 28.8.1977

POB: Bekabad, Uzbekistan SSR

Member of the State Duma, elected from the illegally annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

Deputy Chairperson of the Duma Committee on ethnic affairs.

In 2014 Balbek was appointed as a Deputy Chairperson of the Council of Ministers of the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’ and worked in this capacity for the integration of the illegally annexed Crimean peninsula into the Russian Federation, for which he has been awarded with a medal ‘For the Defence of Republic of Crimea’. He has supported the annexation of Crimea in public statements, including on his profile on the United Russia (Crimean branch) website and a press article published on NTV website on 3 July 2016.

9.11.2016

153.

Konstantin Mikhailovich BAKHAREV

(Константин Михайлович БАХАРЕВ)

DOB: 20.10.1972

POB: Simferopol Ukrainian SSR

Member of the State Duma, elected from the illegally annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

Member of the Duma Committee on Financial Markets.

In March 2014 Bakharev was appointed as a Deputy Chairperson of the State Council of the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’, and in August 2014 as First Deputy Chairperson of that body. He has admitted his personal involvement in the events of 2014 that led to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol, which he has publicly supported, including in an interview published on gazetakrimea.ru website on 22 March 2016 and c-pravda.ru website on 23 August 2016. He has been awarded with the order ‘For loyalty to duty’ by the ‘authorities’ of ‘Republic of Crimea’.

9.11.2016

154.

Dmitry Anatolievich BELIK

(Дмитрий Анатольевич БЕЛИК)

DOB: 17.10.1969

POB: Kular Ust-Yansky District,Yakut Autonomous SSR

Member of the State Duma, elected from the illegally annexed city of Sevastopol.

Member of the Duma Committee on Taxation.

As a member of the Sevastopol municipal administration in February-March 2014 he supported the activities of the so-called ‘People's Mayor’ Alexei Chaliy. He has publicly admitted his involvement in the events of 2014 that led to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol, which he has publicly defended, including on his personal website and in an interview published on 21 February 2016 on nation-news.ru website.

For his involvement in the annexation process he has been awarded with Russian State order ‘For duties to the motherland’ — II degree.

9.11.2016

155.

Andrei Dmitrievich KOZENKO

(Андрей Дмитриевич КОЗЕНКО)

DOB: 3.8.1981

POB: Simferopol Ukrainian SSR

Member of the State Duma, elected from the illegally annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

Member of Duma Committee on Financial Markets.

In March 2014 Kozenko was appointed as a Deputy Chairperson of the State Council of the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’. He has publicly admitted his involvement in the events of 2014 that led to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol, which he has publicly defended, including in an interview published on gazetacrimea.ru website on 12 March 2016. For his involvement in the annexation process he has been awarded with a medal ‘For the defence of Republic of Crimea’ by the local ‘authorities’.

9.11.2016

156.

Svetlana Borisovna SAVCHENKO

(Светлана Борисовна САВЧЕНКО)

DOB: 24.6.1965

POB: Belogorsk Ukrainian SSR

Member of the State Duma, elected from the illegally annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

Member of the Duma Committee on Culture.

She has been a member of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea since 2012 and as of March 2014 supported the integration of the illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol into the Russian Federation. In September 2014 Savchenko was elected to the State Council of the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’. She has defended the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol on numerous occasions in public statements, including interviews published on c-pravda.ru website on 2 April 2016 and 20 August 2016. She has been awarded with Russian State order ‘For duties to the motherland’ — II degree in 2014 and with the order ‘For loyalty to duty’ by the ‘authorities’ of ‘Republic of Crimea’ in 2015.

9.11.2016

157.

Pavel Valentinovich SHPEROV

(Павел Валентинович ШПЕРОВ)

DOB: 4.7.1971

POB: Simferopol Ukrainian SSR

Member of the State Duma, elected from the illegally annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

Member of the Duma Committee for CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots.

In September 2014 Shperov was elected to the State Council of the so-called ‘Republic of Crimea’.

He has publicly admitted, including in an interview published on ldpr-rk.ru website on 3 September 2016, his role in the events of 2014 that led to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol and in particular his role in the organisation of the illegal referendum on the illegal annexation of the peninsula.

9.11.2016

ENTITIES

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

10.

So-called ‘Donbas People's Militia’‘Нарoдное oпoлчéние Дoнбáсса’

Social media:

http://vk.com/polkdonbassa

+ 38-099-445-63-78;

+ 38-063-688-60-01;

+ 38-067-145-14-99;

+ 38-094-912-96-60;

+ 38-062-213-26-60

Email: voenkom.dnr@mail.ru

mobilisation@novorossia.co

Telephone volunteers in Russia:

+ 7 (926) 428-99-51

+ 7 (967) 171-27-09

or email novoross24@mail.ru

Address: Donetsk. Prospect Zasyadko.13

Illegal armed separatist group responsible for fighting against the Ukrainian government forces in Eastern Ukraine, thus threatening the stability or security of Ukraine. inter alia, the militant group seized control of several government buildings in Eastern Ukraine in early April 2014, thus undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. It is associated with Mr Pavel Gubarev, who is responsible for the taking over of the regional government building in Donetsk with pro-Russian forces and proclaiming himself the ‘people's governor’.

25.7.2014

11.

‘Vostok battalion’

‘Батальон Восток’

Social media:

http://vk.com/patriotic_forces_of_donbas

Illegal armed separatist group which is considered to be one of the most important in Eastern Ukraine. Responsible for fighting against the Ukrainian government forces in Eastern Ukraine, thus threatening the stability or security of Ukraine.

Actively participated in the military operations resulting in the seizure of Donetsk Airport.

Part of the so-called ‘1st Army Corps’ of the Armed Forces of ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

25.7.2014

21.

JOINT-STOCK COMPANY ALMAZ-ANTEY AIR AND SPACE DEFENCE CORPORATION

Акционерное общество ‘Концерн воздушно-космической обороны ‘Алмаз — Антей

(a.k.a. CONCERN ALMAZ-ANTEY; ALMAZ-ANTEY CORP; a.k.a. ALMAZ-ANTEY DEFENSE CORPORATION; a.k.a. ALMAZ-ANTEY JSC; Концерн ВКО ‘Алмаз — Антей;Image Image)

41 ul.Vereiskaya, Moscow 121471, Russia;

Website: almaz-antey.ru;

Email Address antey@almaz-antey.ru

Almaz-Antey is a Russian State-owned company. It manufactures anti-aircraft weaponry including surface-to-air missiles which it supplies to the Russian army. The Russian authorities have been providing heavy weaponry to separatists in Eastern Ukraine, contributing to the destabilisation of Ukraine. These weapons are used by the separatists, including for shooting down airplanes. As a State-owned company, Almaz-Antey therefore contributes to the destabilisation of Ukraine.

30.7.2014

30.

Sparta battalion

Батальон ‘Спарта’

 

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

Commanded by and therefore associated with a listed person Arseny PAVLOV.

Part of the so-called ‘1st Army Corps’ of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

16.2.2015

31.

Somali battalion

Батальон ‘Сомали’

 

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

Commanded by and therefore associated with a listed person Mikhail TOLSTYKH (a.k.a. Givi).

Part of the so-called ‘1st Army Corps’ of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

16.2.2015

33.

Prizrak brigade

Бригада ‘Призрак’

 

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

Part of the so-called ‘2nd Army Corps’ of the ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

16.2.2015

35.

Kalmius battalion

Батальон ‘Кальмиус’

 

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

Part of the so-called ‘1st Army Corps’ of the ‘Donetsk People's Republic’.

16.2.2015

36.

Death battalion

Батальон ‘Смерть’

 

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

Part of the so-called ‘2nd Army Corps’ of the ‘Lugansk People's Republic’.

16.2.2015

37.

Public Movement ‘NOVOROSSIYA’

Движение Новороссия

 

The Public Movement ‘Novorossiya’/‘New Russia’ was established in November 2014 in Russia and is headed by Russian officer Igor Strelkov/Girkin (identified as a staff member of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (GRU)).

According to its stated objectives, it aims at providing all-round, effective assistance to ‘Novorossiya’, including by helping militia fighting in Eastern Ukraine, thereby supporting policies undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

Associated with a person listed for undermining the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

16.2.2015


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