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Document 32021R0339

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/339 of 25 February 2021 implementing Article 8a of Regulation (EC) No 765/2006 concerning restrictive measures in respect of Belarus

OJ L 68, 26.2.2021, p. 29–61 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2021/339/oj

26.2.2021   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 68/29


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/339

of 25 February 2021

implementing Article 8a of Regulation (EC) No 765/2006 concerning restrictive measures in respect of Belarus

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 765/2006 of 18 May 2006 concerning restrictive measures in respect of Belarus (1), and in particular Article 8a(1) and (3) thereof,

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

Whereas:

(1)

On 18 May 2006, the Council adopted Regulation (EC) No 765/2006 concerning restrictive measures in respect of Belarus.

(2)

On the basis of a review of Council Decision 2012/642/CFSP (2), the Council has decided that the restrictive measures set out therein should be extended until 28 February 2022.

(3)

The statements of reasons should be amended for nine natural and three legal persons included in the list of natural and legal persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 765/2006. The date of listing for all natural persons included in that Annex should be added.

(4)

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 765/2006 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 765/2006 is replaced by the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

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

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 25 February 2021.

For the Council

The President

A. P. ZACARIAS


(1)  OJ L 134, 20.5.2006, p. 1.

(2)  Council Decision 2012/642/CFSP of 15 October 2012 concerning restrictive measures against Belarus (OJ L 285, 17.10.2012, p. 1).


ANNEX

‘ANNEX I

List of natural and legal persons, entities and bodies referred to in Article 2(1)

A.   Natural persons referred to in Article 2(1)

 

Names (Transliteration of Belarusian spelling)

(Transliteration of Russian spelling)

Names

(Belarusian spelling)

(Russian spelling)

Identifying information

Reasons for listing

Date of listing

1.

Uladzimir Uladzimiravich NAVUMAU

Vladimir Vladimirovich NAUMOV

Уладзiмiр Уладзiмiравiч НАВУМАЎ

Владимир Владимирович НАУМОВ

Position(s): former Minister of Internal Affairs; former Head of the President’s Security Service

DOB: 7.2.1956

POB: Smolensk, former USSR (now Russian Federation)

Gender: male

Failed to take action to investigate the case of the unresolved disappearances of Yuri Zakharenko, Viktor Gonchar, Anatoly Krasovski and Dmitri Zavadski in Belarus in 1999-2000. Former Minister of Internal Affairs and also former Head of the President's Security Service. As a Minister of Internal Affairs he was responsible for the repression of peaceful demonstrations until his retirement on 6 April 2009 for health reasons. Received a residence in the Drozdy nomenklatura district in Minsk from the Presidential Administration. In October 2014, was awarded the Order ‘For Merit’ III degree by President Lukashenka.

24.9.2004

2.

Dzmitry Valerievich PAULICHENKA

Dmitri Valerievich PAVLICHENKO (Dmitriy Valeriyevich PAVLICHENKO)

Дзмiтрый Валер'евiч ПАЎЛIЧЭНКА

Дмитрий Валериевич ПАВЛИЧЕНКО

Position(s): former Commander of the Special Rapid Response Unit (SOBR)

DOB: 1966

POB: Vitebsk/Viciebsk, former USSR (now Belarus)

Address: Belarusian Association of Veterans of Special Forces of the Ministry of Internal Affairs ‘Honour’, 111 Mayakovskogo St., Minsk 220028, Belarus

Gender: male

Key person in the unresolved disappearances of Yuri Zakharenko, Viktor Gonchar, Anatoly Krasovski and Dmitri Zavadski in Belarus in 1999-2000. Former Commander of the Special Rapid Response Unit (SOBR) at the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA).

Businessman, Head of ‘Honour’, the MoIA’s Association of veterans from the special forces of the MoIA.

24.9.2004

3.

Viktar Uladzimiravich SHEIMAN (Viktar Uladzimiravich SHEYMAN)

Viktor Vladimirovich SHEIMAN (Viktor Vladimirovich SHEYMAN)

Вiктар Уладзiмiравiч ШЭЙМАН

Виктор Владимирович ШЕЙМАН

Position(s): Head of the Belarus President Property Management Directorate; Former Minister of Internal Affairs

DOB: 26.5.1958

POB: Soltanishki, Grodno/Hrodna Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Address: Belarus President Property Management Directorate, 38 K. Marx St., Minsk 220016, Belarus

Gender: male

Head of the Belarus President Property Management Directorate. Responsible for the unresolved disappearances of Yuri Zakharenko, Viktor Gonchar, Anatoly Krasovski and Dmitri Zavadski in Belarus in 1999-2000. Former Secretary of the Security Council. Sheiman remains a Special Assistant/Aid to the President.

24.9.2004

4.

Iury Leanidavich SIVAKAU (Yuri Leanidavich SIVAKAU, SIVAKOU)

Iury (Yuri) Leonidovich SIVAKOV

Юрый Леанiдавiч СIВАКАЎ, СIВАКОЎ

Юрий Леонидович СИВАКОВ

Position(s): former Minister of Internal Affairs; former Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration

DOB: 5.8.1946

POB: Onor, Sakhalin Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Russian Federation)

Address: Belarusian Association of Veterans of Special Forces of the Ministry of Internal Affairs ‘Honour’, 111 Mayakovskogo St., Minsk 220028, Belarus

Gender: male

Orchestrated the unresolved disappearances of Yuri Zakharenko, Viktor Gonchar, Anatoly Krasovski and Dmitri Zavadski in Belarus in 1999-2000. Former Minister of Tourism and Sports, former Minister of Internal Affairs and former Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration.

24.9.2004

5.

Yuri Khadzimuratavich KARAEU

Yuri Khadzimuratovich KARAEV

Юрый Хаджымуратавiч КАРАЕЎ

Юрий Хаджимуратович КАРАЕВ

Position(s): Former Minister of Internal Affairs; Lieutenant General of Militia (police force); Aide to the President of the Republic of Belarus - Inspector for the Grodno/Hrodna Region/Oblast

DOB: 21.6.1966

POB: Ordzhonikidze, former USSR (now Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation)

Gender: male

In his former leadership position as Minister of Internal Affairs (MoIA), he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by MoIA forces in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

Remains active in the Lukashenka regime as an aide to the President of Belarus – Inspector for the Grodno/Hrodna Region/Oblast.

2.10.2020

6.

Genadz Arkadzievich KAZAKEVICH

Gennadi Arkadievich KAZAKEVICH

Генадзь Аркадзьевiч КАЗАКЕВIЧ

Геннадий Аркадьевич КАЗАКЕВИЧ

Position(s): Former First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs;

Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs – Chief of the Criminal Militia, Colonel of Militia (police force)

DOB: 14.2.1975

POB: Minsk, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his former leadership position as First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs (MoIA), he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by MoIA forces in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

He remains active in the Lukashenka regime as the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs. He retains his post of Chief of the Criminal Militia.

2.10.2020

7.

Aliaksandr Piatrovich BARSUKOU

Alexander (Alexandr) Petrovich BARSUKOV

Аляксандр Пятровiч БАРСУКОЎ

Александр Петрович БАРСУКОВ

Position(s): Former Deputy Minister Internal Affairs; Lieutenant-General of Militia (police force);

Aide to the President of the Republic of Belarus - Inspector for the Minsk Region/Oblast

DOB: 29.4.1965

POB: Vetkovski (Vetka) District, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his former leadership position as Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs (MoIA), he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by MoIA forces in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

He remains active in the Lukashenka regime as Aide to the President of Belarus – Inspector for the Minsk Region/Oblast.

2.10.2020

8.

Siarhei Mikalaevich KHAMENKA

Sergei Nikolaevich KHOMENKO

Сяргей Мiкалаевiч ХАМЕНКА

Сергей Николаевич ХОМЕНКО

Position(s): Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Major-General of Militia (police force)

DOB: 21.9.1966

POB: Yasinovataya, former USSR (now Ukraine)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA), he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by MoIA forces in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

2.10.2020

9.

Yuri Genadzevich NAZARANKA

Yuri Gennadievich NAZARENKO

Юрый Генадзевiч НАЗАРАНКА

Юрий Геннадьевич НАЗАРЕНКО

Position(s): Former Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Former Commander of the Internal Troops;

First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Head of the Public Security Police, Major General of Militia (police force)

DOB: 17.4.1976

POB: Slonim, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his former leadership position as Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA) and Commander of the MoIA Internal Troops, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by MoIA forces, in particular the Internal Troops under his command, in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

He remains active in the Lukashenka regime as first Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs and Head of the Public Security Police.

2.10.2020

10.

Khazalbek Baktibekavich ATABEKAU

Khazalbek Bakhtibekovich ATABEKOV

Хазалбек Бактiбекавiч АТАБЕКАЎ

Хазалбек Бахтибекович АТАБЕКОВ

Position(s): Deputy Commander of the Internal Troops

DOB: 18.3.1967

Gender: male

In his position as Deputy Commander of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA), he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by MoIA forces, in particular the Internal Troops under his command, in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators, as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

2.10.2020

11.

Aliaksandr Valerievich BYKAU

Alexander (Alexandr) Valerievich BYKOV

Аляксандр Валер’евiч БЫКАЎ

Александр Валерьевич БЫКОВ

Position(s): Commander of the Special Rapid Response Unit (SOBR), Lieutenant Colonel

Gender: male

In his position as Commander of the Special Rapid Response Unit (SOBR) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by SOBR forces in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators.

2.10.2020

12.

Aliaksandr Sviataslavavich SHEPELEU

Alexander (Alexandr) Svyatoslavovich SHEPELEV

Аляксандр Святаслававiч ШЭПЕЛЕЎ

Александр Святославович ШЕПЕЛЕВ

Position(s): Head of the Department for Safety and Security, Ministry of Internal Affairs

DOB: 14.10.1975

POB: village of Rublevsk, Kruglyanskiy district, Mogilev/Mahiliou Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his senior position as Head of the Department for Safety and Security in the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA), he is involved in the repression and intimidation campaign led by MoIA forces in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

2.10.2020

13.

Dzmitry Uladzimiravich BALABA

Dmitry Vladimirovich BALABA

Дзмiтрый Уладзiмiравiч БАЛАБА

Дмитрий Владимирович БАЛАБА

Position(s): Head of OMON (‘Special Purpose Police Detachment’) for the Minsk City Executive Committee

DOB: 1.6.1972

POB: village of Gorodilovo, Minsk Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his command position over OMON forces in Minsk, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by OMON forces in Minsk in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

2.10.2020

14.

Ivan Uladzimiravich KUBRAKOU

Ivan Vladimirovich KUBRAKOV

Iван Уладзiмiравiч КУБРАКОЎ

Иван Владимирович КУБРАКОВ

Position(s): Former Head of the Main Internal Affairs Directorate of the Minsk City Executive Committee;

Minister of Internal Affairs, Major General of Militia (police force)

DOB: 5.5.1975

POB: village of Malinovka, Mogilev/Mahiliou Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his former position as Head of the Main Internal Affairs Directorate of the Minsk City Executive Committee, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by police forces in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

He remains active in the Lukashenka regime as the Minister of Internal Affairs.

2.10.2020

15.

Maxim Aliaksandravich GAMOLA (HAMOLA)

Maxim Alexandrovich GAMOLA

Максiм Аляксандравiч ГАМОЛА

Максим Александрович ГАМОЛА

Position(s): Former Head of the Police Department in Moskovski District, Minsk;

Deputy head of the Minsk City Police Department, Head of Criminal Police

Gender: male

In his former position as Head of the Police Department in Moskovski District, Minsk, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign in that district against peaceful protesters in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests, excessive use of force and ill-treatment, including torture.

He remains active in the Lukashenka regime as Deputy Head of the Minsk City Police Department and Head of Criminal Police.

2.10.2020

16.

Aliaksandr Mikhailavich ALIASHKEVICH

Alexander (Alexandr) Mikhailovich ALESHKEVICH

Аляксандр Мiхайлавiч АЛЯШКЕВIЧ

Александр Михайлович АЛЕШКЕВИЧ

Position(s): First Deputy Head of the District Department of Internal Affairs in Moskovski District, Minsk, Head of Criminal Police

Gender: male

In his position as First Deputy Head of the District Department of Internal Affairs in Moskovski District, Minsk and Head of Criminal Police, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign in that district against peaceful protesters in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests, excessive use of force and ill-treatment, including torture.

2.10.2020

17.

Andrei Vasilievich GALENKA

Andrey Vasilievich GALENKA

Андрэй Васiльевiч ГАЛЕНКА

Андрей Васильевич ГАЛЕНКА

Position(s): Deputy Head of the District Department of Internal Affairs in Moskovski District, Minsk, Head of Public Safety Police

Gender: male

In his position as Deputy Head of the District Department of Internal Affairs in Moskovski District, Minsk and Head of Public Safety Police, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign in that district against peaceful protesters in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests, excessive use of force and ill-treatment, including torture.

2.10.2020

18.

Aliaksandr Paulavich VASILIEU

Alexander (Alexandr) Pavlovich VASILIEV

Аляксандр Паўлавiч ВАСIЛЬЕЎ

Александр Павлович ВАСИЛЬЕВ

Position(s): Head of the Department of Internal Affairs of Gomel/Homyel Region/Oblast Executive Committee

DOB: 24.3.1975

POB: Mogilev/Mahilou, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his position as Head of the Department of Internal Affairs of Gomel/Homyel Region/Oblast Executive Committee, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign in that region/oblast against peaceful protesters in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests, excessive use of force and ill-treatment, including torture.

2.10.2020

19.

Aleh Mikalaevich SHULIAKOUSKI

Oleg Nikolaevich SHULIAKOVSKI

Алег Мiкалаевiч ШУЛЯКОЎСКI

Олег Николаевич ШУЛЯКОВСКИЙ

Position(s): First Deputy Head of the Department of Internal Affairs of Gomel/Homyel Region/Oblast Executive Committee, Head of Criminal Police

DOB: 26.7.1977

Gender: male

In his position as First Deputy Head of the Department of Internal Affairs of Gomel/Homyel Region/Oblast Executive Committee and Head of Criminal Police, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign in that region/oblast against peaceful protesters in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests, excessive use of force and ill-treatment, including torture.

2.10.2020

20.

Anatol Anatolievich VASILIEU

Anatoli Anatolievich VASILIEV

Анатоль Анатольевiч ВАСIЛЬЕЎ

Анатолий Анатольевич ВАСИЛЬЕВ

Position(s): Deputy Head of the Department of Internal Affairs of Gomel/Homyel Region/Oblast Executive Committee, Head of Public Safety Police

DOB: 26.1.1972

POB: Gomel/Homyel, Gomel/Homyel Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his position as Deputy Head of the Department of Internal Affairs of Gomel/Homyel Region/Oblast Executive Committee and Head of Public Safety Police, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign in that region/oblast against peaceful protesters in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests, excessive use of force and ill-treatment, including torture.

2.10.2020

21.

Aliaksandr Viachaslavavich ASTREIKA

Alexander (Alexandr) Viacheslavovich ASTREIKO

Аляксандр Вячаслававiч АСТРЭЙКА

Александр Вячеславович АСТРЕЙКО

Position(s): Head of Department of Internal Affairs of Brest Region/Oblast Executive Committee, Major-General of Militia (police force)

DOB: 22.12.1971

POB: Kapyl, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his position as Head of Department of Internal Affairs of Brest Region/Oblast Executive Committee and Major-General of Militia, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign in that region/oblast against peaceful protesters in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests, excessive use of force and ill-treatment, including torture.

2.10.2020

22.

Leanid ZHURAUSKI

Leonid ZHURAVSKI

Леанiд ЖУРАЎСКI

Леонид ЖУРАВСКИЙ

Position(s): Head of OMON (‘Special Purpose Police Detachment’) in Vitebsk/Viciebsk

DOB: 20.9.1975

Gender: male

In his command position over OMON forces in Vitebsk/Viciebsk, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by OMON forces in Vitebsk/Viciebsk in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of peaceful demonstrators.

2.10.2020

23.

Mikhail DAMARNACKI

Mikhail DOMARNATSKY

Мiхаiл ДАМАРНАЦКI

Михаил ДОМАРНАЦКИЙ

Position(s): Head of OMON (‘Special Purpose Police Detachment’) in Gomel/Homyel

Gender: male

In his command position over OMON forces in Gomel/Homyel, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by OMON forces in Gomel/Homyel in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of peaceful demonstrators.

2.10.2020

24.

Maxim MIKHOVICH

Maxim MIKHOVICH

Максiм МIХОВIЧ

Максим МИХОВИЧ

Position(s): Head of OMON (‘Special Purpose Police Detachment’) in Brest, Lieutenant Colonel

Gender: male

In his command position over OMON forces in Brest, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by OMON forces in Brest in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of peaceful demonstrators.

2.10.2020

25.

Aleh Uladzimiravich MATKIN

Oleg Vladimirovitch MATKIN

Алег Уладзiмiравiч МАТКIН

Олег Владимирович МАТКИН

Position(s): Head of the Penal Correction Department in the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Major-General of Militia (police force)

Gender: male

In his position as Head of the Penal Correction Department that has authority over the detention facilities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, he is responsible for the inhumane and degrading treatment, including torture, inflicted on citizens detained in those detention facilities in the wake of the 2020 presidential election and for the general brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters.

2.10.2020

26.

Ivan Yurievich SAKALOUSKI

Ivan Yurievich SOKOLOVSKI

Iван Юр’евiч САКАЛОЎСКI

Иван Юрьевич СОКОЛОВСКИЙ

Position(s): Director of the Akrestina detention centre, Minsk

Gender: male

In his capacity as Director of the Akrestina detention centre in Minsk, he is responsible for the inhumane and degrading treatment, including torture, inflicted on citizens detained in that detention centre in the wake of the 2020 presidential election.

2.10.2020

27.

Valeri Paulavich VAKULCHYK

Valery Pavlovich VAKULCHIK

Валерый Паўлавiч

ВАКУЛЬЧЫК

Валерий Павлович ВАКУЛЬЧИК

Position(s): Former Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB);

Former State Secretary of the Security Council;

Aide to the President of the Republic of Belarus – Inspector for the Brest Region/Oblast

DOB: 19.6.1964

POB: Radostovo, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his former leadership position as Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB), he was responsible for the participation of the KGB in the repression and intimidation campaign in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators and opposition members.

He remains active in the Lukashenka regime as Aide to the President of Belarus – Inspector for the Brest Region/Oblast.

2.10.2020

28.

Siarhei Yaugenavich TSERABAU

Sergey Evgenievich TEREBOV

Сяргей Яўгенавiч ЦЕРАБАЎ

Сергей Евгеньевич ТЕРЕБОВ

Position(s): First Deputy Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB)

DOB: 1972

POB: Borisov/Barisaw, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as First Deputy Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB), he is responsible for the participation of the KGB in the repression and intimidation campaign in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators and opposition members.

2.10.2020

29.

Dzmitry Vasilievich RAVUTSKI

Dmitry Vasilievich REUTSKY

Дзмiтрый Васiльевiч РАВУЦКI

Дмитрий Васильевич РЕУЦКИЙ

Position(s): Deputy Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as Deputy Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB), he is responsible for the participation of the KGB in the repression and intimidation campaign in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators and opposition members.

2.10.2020

30.

Uladzimir Viktaravich KALACH

Vladimir Viktorovich KALACH

Уладзiмiр Вiктаравiч КАЛАЧ

Владимир Викторович КАЛАЧ

Position(s): Deputy Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as Deputy Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB), he is responsible for the participation of the KGB in the repression and intimidation campaign in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators and opposition members.

2.10.2020

31.

Alieg Anatolevich CHARNYSHOU

Oleg Anatolievich CHERNYSHEV

Алег Анатольевiч ЧАРНЫШОЎ

Олег Анатольевич ЧЕРНЫШЁВ

Position(s): Deputy Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as Deputy Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB), he is responsible for the participation of the KGB in the repression and intimidation campaign in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators and opposition members.

2.10.2020

32.

Aliaksandr Uladzimiravich KANYUK

Alexander (Alexandr) Vladimirovich KONYUK

Аляксандр Уладзiмiравiч КАНЮК

Александр Владимирович КОНЮК

Position(s): Former Prosecutor General of the Republic of Belarus;

Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to Armenia

DOB: 11.7.1960

POB: Grodno/Hrodna, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his former position as Prosecutor General, he was responsible for the widespread use of criminal proceedings to disqualify opposition candidates ahead of the 2020 presidential election and to prevent persons from joining the Coordination Council launched by the opposition to challenge the outcome of that election.

He remains active in the Lukashenka regime as the ambassador of Belarus to Armenia.

2.10.2020

33.

Lidzia Mihailauna YARMOSHINA

Lidia Mikhailovna YERMOSHINA

Лiдзiя Мiхайлаўна ЯРМОШЫНА

Лидия Михайловна ЕРМОШИНА

Position(s): Chairwoman of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 29.1.1953

POB: Slutsk, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: female

As Chairwoman of the CEC, she is responsible for its misconduct of the 2020 presidential electoral process, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its leadership have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

34.

Vadzim Dzmitryevich IPATAU

Vadim Dmitrievich IPATOV

Вадзiм Дзмiтрыевiч IПАТАЎ

Вадим Дмитриевич ИПАТОВ

Position(s): Deputy Chairman of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 30.10.1964

POB: Kolomyia, Ivano-Frankivsk Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Ukraine)

Gender: male

As Deputy Chairman of the CEC, he is responsible for its misconduct of the 2020 presidential electoral process, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its leadership have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

35.

Alena Mikalaeuna DMUHAILA

Elena Nikolaevna DMUHAILO

Алена Мiкалаеўна ДМУХАЙЛА

Елена Николаевна ДМУХАЙЛО

Position(s): Secretary of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 1.7.1971

Gender: female

As Secretary of the CEC, she is responsible for its misconduct of the 2020 presidential electoral process, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its leadership have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

36.

Andrei Anatolievich GURZHY

Andrey Anatolievich GURZHIY

Андрэй Анатольевiч ГУРЖЫ

Андрей Анатольевич ГУРЖИЙ

Position(s): Member of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 10.10.1975

Gender: male

As a member of the CEC college, he is responsible for its misconduct of the 2020 presidential electoral process, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its college have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

37.

Volga Leanidauna DARASHENKA

Olga Leonidovna DOROSHENKO

Вольга Леанiдаўна ДАРАШЭНКА

Ольга Леонидовна ДОРОШЕНКО

Position(s): Member of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 1976

Gender: female

As a member of the CEC college, she is responsible for its misconduct of the 2020 presidential electoral process, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its college have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

38.

Siarhei Aliakseevich KALINOUSKI

Sergey Alexeyevich KALINOVSKIY

Сяргей Аляксеевiч КАЛIНОЎСКI

Сергей Алексеевич КАЛИНОВСКИЙ

Position(s): Member of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 3.1.1969

Gender: male

As a member of the CEC college, he is responsible for its misconduct of the 2020 presidential electoral, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its college have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

39.

Sviatlana Piatrouna KATSUBA

Svetlana Petrovna KATSUBO

Святлана Пятроўна КАЦУБА

Светлана Петровна КАЦУБО

Position(s): Member of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 6.8.1959

POB: Podilsk, Odessa Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Ukraine)

Gender: female

As a member of the CEC college, she is responsible for its misconduct of the 2020 presidential electoral process, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its college have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

40.

Aliaksandr Mikhailavich LASYAKIN

Alexander (Alexandr) Mikhailovich LOSYAKIN

Аляксандр Мiхайлавiч ЛАСЯКIН

Александр Михайлович ЛОСЯКИН

Position(s): Member of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 21.7.1957

Gender: male

As a member of the CEC college, he is responsible for its misconduct of the 2020 presidential electoral process, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its college have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

41.

Igar Anatolievich PLYSHEUSKI

Ihor Anatolievich PLYSHEVSKIY

Iгар Анатольевiч ПЛЫШЭЎСКI

Игорь Анатольевич ПЛЫШЕВСКИЙ

Position(s): Member of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 19.2.1979

POB: Lyuban, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

As a member of the CEC college, he is responsible for its misconduct of the presidential electoral process, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its college have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

42.

Marina Yureuna RAKHMANAVA

Marina Yurievna RAKHMANOVA

Марына Юр’еўна РАХМАНАВА

Марина Юрьевна РАХМАНОВА

Position(s): Member of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 26.9.1970

Gender: female

As a member of the CEC college, she is responsible for its misconduct of the 2020 presidential electoral process, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its college have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

43.

Aleh Leanidavich SLIZHEUSKI

Oleg Leonidovich SLIZHEVSKI

Алег Леанiдавiч СЛIЖЭЎСКI

Олег Леонидович СЛИЖЕВСКИЙ

Position(s): Member of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 16.8.1972

POB: Grodno/Hrodna, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

As a member of the CEC college, he is responsible for the misconduct of the 2020 presidential electoral process, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its college have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

44.

Irina Aliaksandrauna TSELIKAVETS

Irina Alexandrovna TSELIKOVEC

Iрына Аляксандраўна ЦЭЛIКАВЕЦ

Ирина Александровна ЦЕЛИКОВЕЦ

Position(s): Member of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)

DOB: 2.11.1976

POB: Zhlobin, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: female

As a member of the CEC college, she is responsible for the misconduct of the 2020 presidential electoral process, its non-compliance with basic international standards of fairness and transparency and its falsification of election results.

The CEC and its college have, in particular, organised the dismissal of certain opposition candidates on spurious grounds and placed disproportionate restrictions on observers in polling stations. The CEC has also ensured that the election commissions under its supervision are composed in a biased manner.

2.10.2020

45.

Aliaksandr Ryhoravich LUKASHENKA

Alexander (Alexandr) Grigorievich LUKASHENKO

Аляксандр Рыгоравiч ЛУКАШЭНКА

Александр Григорьевич ЛУКАШЕНКО

Position(s): President of the Republic of Belarus

DOB: 30.8.1954

POB: Kopys settlement, Vitebsk/Viciebsk Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

As President of Belarus with authority over State bodies, he is responsible for the violent repression by the State apparatus carried out before and after the 2020 presidential election, in particular the dismissal of key opposition candidates, arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

6.11.2020

46.

Viktar Aliaksandravich LUKASHENKA

Viktor Alexandrovich LUKASHENKO

Вiктар Аляксандравiч ЛУКАШЭНКА

Виктор Александрович ЛУКАШЕНКО

Position(s): National Security Advisor to the President, Member of the Security Council

DOB: 28.11.1975

POB: Mogilev/Mahiliou, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his position as National Security Advisor to the President and a Member of the Security Council, as well as his informal supervisory position over Belarus security forces, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the State apparatus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

6.11.2020

47.

Ihar Piatrovich SERGYAENKA

Igor Petrovich SERGEENKO

Iгар Пятровiч СЕРГЯЕНКА

Игорь Петрович СЕРГЕЕНКО

Position(s): Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration

DOB: 14.1.1963

POB: Stolitsa village in Vitebsk/Viciebsk Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his position as the Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration, he is closely associated with the President and responsible for ensuring the implementation of presidential powers in the field of domestic and foreign policy. He is therefore supporting the Lukashenka regime, including in the repression and intimidation campaign led by the State apparatus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election.

6.11.2020

48.

Ivan Stanislavavich TERTEL

Ivan Stanislavovich TERTEL

Iван Станiслававiч ТЭРТЭЛЬ

Иван Станиславович ТЕРТЕЛЬ

Position(s): Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB), former Chairman of the State Control Committee

DOB: 8.9.1966

POB: village Privalka/Privalki in Grodno/Hrodna Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as the Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB) and in his former position as the Chairman of the State Control Committee, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the State apparatus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

6.11.2020

49.

Raman Ivanavich MELNIK

Roman Ivanovich MELNIK

Раман Iванавiч МЕЛЬНIК

Роман Иванович МЕЛЬНИК

Position(s): Head of Main Directorate of Law and Order Protection and Prevention at the Ministry of Internal Affairs

DOB: 29.5.1964

Gender: male

In his leadership position as the Head of Main Directorate of Law and Order Protection and Prevention at the Ministry of Internal Affairs, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the State apparatus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

6.11.2020

50.

Ivan Danilavich NASKEVICH

Ivan Danilovich NOSKEVICH

Iван Данiлавiч НАСКЕВIЧ

Иван Данилович НОСКЕВИЧ

Position(s): Chairman of the Investigative Committee

DOB: 25.3.1970

POB: village of Cierabličy in Brest Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as the Chairman of the Investigative Committee, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the Committee in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular investigations launched against the Coordination Council and peaceful demonstrators.

6.11.2020

51.

Aliaksey Aliaksandravich VOLKAU

Alexei Alexandrovich VOLKOV

Аляксей Аляксандравiч ВОЛКАЎ

Алексей Александрович ВОЛКОВ

Position(s): Former First Deputy Chairman of the Investigative Committee; currently Chairman of the State Committee for Forensic Expertise

DOB: 7.9.1973

POB: Minsk, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his former leadership position as the First Deputy Chairman of the Investigative Committee, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the Committee in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular investigations launched against the Coordination Council and peaceful demonstrators.

6.11.2020

52.

Siarhei Yakaulevich AZEMSHA

Sergei Yakovlevich AZEMSHA

Сяргей Якаўлевiч АЗЕМША

Сергей Яковлевич АЗЕМША

Position(s): Deputy Chairman of the Investigative Committee

DOB: 17.7.1974

POB: Rechitsa, Gomel/Homyel Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as the Deputy Chairman of the Investigative Committee, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the Committee in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular investigations launched against the Coordination Council and peaceful demonstrators.

6.11.2020

53.

Andrei Fiodaravich SMAL

Andrei Fyodorovich SMAL

Андрэй Фёдаравiч СМАЛЬ

Андрей Федорович СМАЛЬ

Position(s): Deputy Chairman of the Investigative Committee

DOB: 1.8.1973

POB: Brest, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as the Deputy Chairman of the Investigative Committee, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the Committee in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular investigations launched against the Coordination Council and peaceful demonstrators.

6.11.2020

54.

Andrei Yurevich PAULIUCHENKA

Andrei Yurevich PAVLYUCHENKO

Андрэй Юр’евiч ПАЎЛЮЧЕНКА

Андрей Юрьевич ПАВЛЮЧЕНКО

Position(s): Head of Operational-Analytical Center

DOB: 1.8.1971

Gender: male

In his leadership position as the Head of Operational-Analytical Center, he is closely associated with the President and responsible for the repression of civil society, in particular interrupting connection to telecommunication networks as a tool of repression of civil society, peaceful demonstrators and journalists.

6.11.2020

55.

Ihar Ivanavich BUZOUSKI

Igor Ivanovich BUZOVSKI

Iгар Iванавiч БУЗОЎСКI

Игорь Иванович БУЗОВСКИЙ

Position(s): Deputy Minister of Information

DOB: 10.7.1972

POB: village of Koshelevo, Grodno/Hrodna Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as Deputy Minister of Information, he is responsible for the repression of civil society, in particular the Ministry of Information decision to cut off access to independent websites and limit internet access in Belarus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, as a tool of repression of civil society, peaceful demonstrators and journalists.

6.11.2020

56.

Natallia Mikalaeuna EISMANT

Natalia Nikolayevna EISMONT

Наталля Мiкалаеўна ЭЙСМАНТ

Наталья Николаевна ЭЙСМОНТ

Position(s): Press Secretary of the President of Belarus

DOB: 16.2.1984

POB: Minsk, former USSR (now Belarus)

Maiden name: Kirsanova (Russian spelling: Кирсанова) or Selyun (Russian spelling: Селюн)

Gender: female

In her position as Press Secretary of the President of Belarus, she is closely associated with the President and responsible for coordinating media activities of the President, including drafting statements and organising public appearances. She is therefores supporting the Lukashenka regime, including in the repression and intimidation campaign led by the State apparatus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election. In particular, with her public statements defending the President and criticising opposition activists as well as the peaceful protesters, made in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, she contributed to seriously undermining democracy and the rule of law in Belarus.

6.11.2020

57.

Siarhei Yaugenavich ZUBKOU

Sergei Yevgenevich ZUBKOV

Сяргей Яўгенавiч ЗУБКОЎ

Сергей Евгеньевич ЗУБКОВ

Position(s): ALFA Unit Commander

DOB: 21.8.1975

Gender: male

In his commanding position over ALFA Unit forces, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign carried out by those forces in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

6.11.2020

58.

Andrei Aliakseevich RAUKOU

Andrei Alexeyevich RAVKOV

Андрэй Аляксеевiч РАЎКОЎ

Андрей Алексеевич РАВКОВ

Position(s): Former State Secretary of the Security Council

Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to Azerbaijan

DOB: 25.6.1967

POB: village of Revyaki, Vitebsk/Viciebsk Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his former position as State Secretary of the Security Council, he has been closely associated with the President and responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign carried out by the State apparatus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

He remains active in the Lukashenka regime as the ambassador of Belarus to Azerbaijan.

6.11.2020

59.

Pyotr Piatrovich MIKLASHEVICH

Petr Petrovich MIKLASHEVICH

Пётр Пятровiч МIКЛАШЭВIЧ

Петр Петрович МИКЛАШЕВИЧ

Position(s): Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Belarus

DOB: 18.10.1954

POB: Minsk Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

As the chairman of the Constitutional Court, he is responsible for the Constitutional Court’s decision adopted on 25 August 2020, by which the results of the fraudulent elections were legitimised. He has therefore supported and facilitated actions of repression and intimidation campaign by the State apparatus against peaceful protestors and journalists and is therefore responsible for seriously undermining democracy and the rule of law in Belarus.

6.11.2020

60.

Anatol Aliaksandravich SIVAK

Anatoli Alexandrovich SIVAK

Анатоль Аляксандравiч СIВАК

Анатолий Александрович СИВАК

Position(s): Deputy Prime Minister; former Chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee

DOB: 19.7.1962

POB: Zavoit, Narovlya District, Gomel/Homyel Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his former leadership capacity as Chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee, he was responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign run by the local apparatus in Minsk under his oversight in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists. He made numerous public statements criticising peaceful protests taking place in Belarus.

In his current leadership position as Deputy Prime Minister he continues to support the Lukashenka regime.

17.12.2020

61.

Ivan Mikhailavich EISMANT

Ivan Mikhailovich EISMONT

Iван Мiхайлавiч ЭЙСМАНТ

Иван Михайлович ЭЙСМОНТ

Position(s): Chairman of the Belarusian State Television and Radio Company, Head of Belteleradio Company

DOB: 20.1.1977

POB: Grodno/Hrodna, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his current position as Head of the Belarusian State Television and Radio Company, he is responsible for the dissemination of state propaganda in public media and continues to support the Lukashenka regime. This includes using media channels to support the President’s continuation of his term in office, despite the fraudulent presidential elections that took place on 9 August 2020, and the subsequent and repeated violent crackdown on peaceful and legitimate protests.

Eismont made public statements criticising the peaceful protesters and refused to provide media coverage of the protests. He also fired striking employees of Belteleradio Company under his management, thereby making him responsible for human rights violations.

17.12.2020

62.

Uladzimir Stsiapanavich KARANIK

Vladimir Stepanovich KARANIK

Уладзiмiр Сцяпанавiч КАРАНIК

Владимир Степанович КАРАНИК

Position(s): Governor of the Grodno/Hrodna Region/Oblast; former Minister of Healthcare

DOB: 30.11.1973

POB: Grodno/Hrodna, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his former leadership capacity as the Minister of Healthcare, he was responsible for the use of healthcare services to repress peaceful protesters, including using ambulances to transport protesters in need of medical assistance to isolation wards rather than to hospitals. He made numerous public statements criticising the peaceful protests taking place in Belarus, on one occasion accusing a protester of being intoxicated.

In his current leadership position as the Governor of the Grodno/Hrodna Region/Oblast he continues to support the Lukashenka regime.

17.12.2020

63.

Natallia Ivanauna KACHANAVA

Natalia Ivanovna KOCHANOVA

Наталля Iванаўна КАЧАНАВА

Наталья Ивановна КОЧАНОВА

Position(s): Chair of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus

DOB: 25.9.1960

POB: Polotsk, Vitebsk/Viciebsk Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: female

In her current leadership position as Chair of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus, she is responsible for supporting the decisions of the President in the field of domestic policy. She is also responsible for organising the fraudulent elections that took place on 9 August 2020. She made public statements defending the brutal crackdown of the security apparatus on peaceful demonstrators.

17.12.2020

64.

Pavel Mikalaevich LIOHKI

Pavel Nikolaevich LIOHKI

Павел Мiкалаевiч ЛЁГКI

Павел Николаевич ЛЁГКИЙ

Position(s): First Deputy Minister of Information

DOB: 30.5.1972

POB: Baranavichy, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as First Deputy Minister of Information, he is responsible for the repression of civil society, and in particular the Ministry of Information decision to cut off access to independent websites and limit internet access in Belarus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, as a tool of repression of civil society, peaceful demonstrators and journalists.

17.12.2020

65.

Ihar Uladzimiravich LUTSKY

Igor Vladimirovich LUTSKY

Iгар Уладзiмiравiч ЛУЦКI

Игорь Владимирович ЛУЦКИЙ

Position(s): Minister of Information

DOB: 31.10.1972

POB: Stolin, Brest Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as Minister of Information, he is responsible for the repression of civil society, and in particular the Ministry of Information decision to cut off access to independent websites and limit internet access in Belarus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, as a tool of repression of civil society, peaceful demonstrators and journalists.

17.12.2020

66.

Andrei Ivanavich SHVED

Andrei Ivanovich SHVED

Андрэй Iванавiч ШВЕД

Андрей Иванович ШВЕД

Position(s): Prosecutor General of the Republic of Belarus

DOB: 21.4.1973

POB: Glushkovichi, Gomel/Homyel Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his position as Prosecutor General, he is responsible for the ongoing repression of civil society and democratic opposition, and in particular the launching of numerous criminal proceedings against peaceful demonstrators, opposition leaders and journalists in the wake of the 2020 presidential elections. He also made public statements threatening participants in “unauthorised rallies” with punishment.

17.12.2020

67.

Genadz Andreevich BOGDAN

Gennady Andreievich BOGDAN

Генадзь Андрэевiч БОГДАН

Геннадий Андреевич БОГДАН

Position(s): Deputy Head of the Belarus President Property Management Directorate

DOB: 8.1.1977

Gender: male

In his position of Deputy Head of the Belarus President Property Management Directorate, he oversees the functioning of numerous enterprises. The body under his leadership provides financial, material and technical, social, household and medical support to the State apparatus and republican authorities. He is closely associated with the President and continues to support the Lukashenka regime.

17.12.2020

68.

Ihar Paulavich BURMISTRAU

Igor Pavlovich BURMISTROV

Iгар Паўлавiч БУРМIСТРАЎ

Игорь Павлович БУРМИСТРОВ

Position(s): Chief of Staff and First Deputy Commander of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

DOB: 30.9.1968

Gender: male

In his leadership position as First Deputy Commander of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the Internal Troops under his command in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

17.12.2020

69.

Arciom Kanstantinavich DUNKA

Artem Konstantinovich DUNKO

Арцём Канстанцiнавiч ДУНЬКА

Артем Константинович ДУНЬКО

Position(s): Senior Inspector for Special Matters of the Department of Financial Investigations of the State Control Committee

DOB: 8.6.1990

Gender: male

In his leadership position as Senior Inspector for Special Matters of the Department of Financial Investigations of the State Control Committee, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the State apparatus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular investigations launched into opposition leaders and activists.

17.12.2020

70.

Aleh Heorhievich KARAZIEI

Oleg Georgevich KARAZEI

Алег Георгiевiч КАРАЗЕЙ

Олег Георгиевич КАРАЗЕЙ

Position(s): Head of the Prevention Department of the Main Department of Law Enforcement and Prevention of the Public Security Police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

DOB: 1.1.1979

POB: Minsk Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his leadership position as Head of the Prevention Department of the Main Department of Law Enforcement and Prevention of the Public Security Police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the police forces in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

17.12.2020

71.

Dzmitry Aliaksandravich KURYAN

Dmitry Alexandrovich KURYAN

Дзмiтрый Аляксандравiч КУРЬЯН

Дмитрий Александрович КУРЬЯН

Position(s): Police Colonel, Deputy Head of the Main Department and Head of the Department of Law Enforcement in the Ministry of Internal Affairs

DOB: 3.10.1974

Gender: male

In his leadership position as Police Colonel and Deputy Head of the Main Department and Head of the Department of Law Enforcement in the Ministry of Internal Affairs, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the police forces in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

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Aliaksandr Henrykavich TURCHIN

Alexander (Alexandr) Henrihovich TURCHIN

Аляксандр Генрыхавiч ТУРЧЫН

Александр Генрихович ТУРЧИН

Position(s): Chairman of Minsk Regional Executive Committee

DOB: 2.7.1975

POB: Novogrudok, Grodno/Hrodna Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his position as the Chairman of Minsk Regional Executive Committee, he is responsible for overseeing local administration, including a number of committees. He is therefore supporting the Lukashenka regime.

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73.

Dzmitry Mikalaevich SHUMILIN

Dmitry Nikolayevich SHUMILIN

Дзмiтрый Мiкалаевiч ШУМIЛIН

Дмитрий Николаевич ШУМИЛИН

Position(s): Deputy Head of the department for mass events of the GUVD (Main Department of Internal Affairs) of the Minsk City Executive Committee

DOB: 26.7.1977

Gender: male

In his position as Deputy Head of the department for mass events of the GUVD of the Minsk City Executive Committee, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the local apparatus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

He is documented as personally taking part in the unlawful detention of peaceful protesters.

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74.

Vital Ivanavich STASIUKEVICH

Vitalyi Ivanovich STASIUKEVICH

Вiталь Iванавiч СТАСЮКЕВIЧ

Виталий Иванович СТАСЮКЕВИЧ

Position(s): Deputy Chief of the Public Security Police in Grodno/Hrodna

DOB: 5.3.1976

POB: Grodno/Hrodna, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

In his position as Deputy Chief of the Public Security Police in Grodno/Hrodna, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the local police force under his command in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

According to witnesses, he personally supervised the unlawful detention of peaceful protesters.

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75.

Siarhei Leanidavich KALINNIK

Sergei Leonidovich KALINNIK

Сяргей Леанiдавiч КАЛИННИК

Сергей Леонидович КАЛИННИК

Position(s): Police Colonel, Chief of the Sovetsky District Police Department of Minsk

DOB: 23.7.1979

Gender: male

In his position as Chief of the Sovetsky District Police Department of Minsk, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the local police force under his command in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

According to witnesses, he personally supervised and took part in torturing unlawfully detained protesters.

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76.

Vadzim Siarhaevich PRYGARA

Vadim Sergeyevich PRIGARA

Вадзiм Сяргеевiч ПРЫГАРА

Вадим Сергеевич ПРИГАРА

Position(s): Police Lieutenant Colonel, Head of the District Police Department in Molodechno

DOB: 31.10.1980

Gender: male

In his position as Head of the District Police Department in Molodechno, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the local police force under his command in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

According to witnesses, he personally supervised beatings of unlawfully detained protesters. He also made numerous derogatory statements about the protesters to the media.

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77.

Viktar Ivanavich STANISLAUCHYK

Viktor Ivanovich STANISLAVCHIK

Вiктар Iванавiч СТАНIСЛАЎЧЫК

Виктор Иванович СТАНИСЛАВЧИК

Position(s): Deputy Head of the Police Department of the Sovetsky District of Minsk, Head of the Public Security Police

DOB: 27.1.1971

Gender: male

In his position as Deputy Head of the Police Department of the Sovetsky District of Minsk and Head of the Public Security Police, he is responsible for the repression and intimidation campaign led by the local police force under his command in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence against journalists.

According to witnesses, he personally supervised the detention of peaceful protesters and beatings of those unlawfully detained.

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78.

Aliaksandr Aliaksandravich PIETRASH

Alexander (Alexandr) Alexandrovich PETRASH

Аляксандр Аляксандравiч ПЕТРАШ

Александр Александрович ПЕТРАШ

Position(s): Chairman of the Moskovski district court in Minsk

DOB: 16.5.1988

Gender: male

In his position as chairman of the Moskovski district court in Minsk, he is responsible for numerous politically motivated rulings against journalists, opposition leaders, activists and protesters. Violations of rights of defence and reliance on statements from false witnesses were reported during trials conducted under his supervision.

He was instrumental in fining and detaining protesters, journalists and opposition leaders in the wake of the 2020 presidential election.

He is therefore responsible for human rights violations and undermining the rule of law, as well as for contributing to the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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79.

Andrei Aliaksandravich LAHUNOVICH

Andrei Alexandrovich LAHUNOVICH

Андрэй Аляксандравiч ЛАГУНОВIЧ

Андрей Александрович ЛАГУНОВИЧ

Position(s): Judge of the Sovetsky district court in Gomel/Homyel

Gender: male

In his position as judge of the Sovetsky district court in Gomel/Homyel, he is responsible for numerous politically motivated rulings against journalists, activists and protesters. Violations of rights of defence were reported during trials conducted under his supervision.

He is therefore responsible for human rights violations and undermining the rule of law, as well as for contributing to the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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80.

Alena Vasileuna LITVINA

Elena Vasilevna LITVINA

Алена Васiльеўна ЛIТВIНА

Елена Васильевна ЛИТВИНА

Position(s): Judge of the Leninsky district court in Mogilev/Mahiliou

Gender: female

In her position as judge of the Leninsky district court in Mogilev/Mahiliou, she is responsible for numerous politically motivated rulings against journalists, opposition leaders, activists and protesters, in particular the sentencing of Siarhei Tsikhanousky – opposition activist and husband of presidential candidate Svetlana Tsikhanouskaya. Violations of rights of defence were reported during trials conducted under her supervision.

She is therefore responsible for human rights violations and undermining the rule of law, as well as for contributing to the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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81.

Victoria Valeryeuna SHABUNYA

Victoria Valerevna SHABUNYA

Вiкторыя Валер’еўна ШАБУНЯ

Виктория Валерьевна ШАБУНЯ

Position(s): Judge of the Central district court in Minsk

DOB: 27.2.1974

Gender: female

In her position as judge of the Central district court in Minsk, she is responsible for numerous politically motivated rulings against journalists, opposition leaders, activists and protesters, in particular the sentencing of Sergei Dylevsky – Coordination Council member and leader of a strike committee. Violations of rights of defence were reported during trials conducted under her supervision.

She is therefore responsible for human rights violations and undermining the rule of law, as well as for contributing to the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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82.

Alena Aliaksandravna ZHYVITSA

Elena Alexandrovna ZHYVITSA

Алена Аляксандравна ЖЫВIЦА

Елена Александровна ЖИВИЦА

Position(s): Judge of the Oktyabrsky district court in Minsk

DOB: 9.4.1990

Gender: female

In her position as judge of the Oktyabrsky district court in Minsk, she is responsible for numerous politically motivated rulings against journalists, opposition leaders, activists and protesters. Violations of rights of defence were reported during trials conducted under her supervision.

She is therefore responsible for human rights violations and undermining the rule of law, as well as for contributing to the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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83.

Natallia Anatolievna DZIADKOVA

Natalia Anatolievna DEDKOVA

Наталля Анатольеўна ДЗЯДКОВА

Наталья Анатольевна ДЕДКОВА

Position(s): Judge of the Partizanski district court in Minsk

DOB: 2.12.1979

Gender: female

In her position as judge of the Partizanski district court in Minsk, she is responsible for numerous politically motivated rulings against journalists, opposition leaders, activists and protesters, in particular the sentencing of Coordination Council leader Mariya Kalesnikava. Violations of rights of defence were reported during trials conducted under her supervision.

She is therefore responsible for human rights violations and undermining the rule of law, as well as for contributing to the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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84.

Maryna Arkadzeuna FIODARAVA

Marina Arkadievna FEDOROVA

Марына Аркадзьеўна ФЁДАРАВА

Марина Аркадьевна ФЕДОРОВА

Position(s): Judge of the Sovetsky district court in Minsk

DOB: 11.9.1965

Gender: female

In her position as judge of the Sovetsky district court in Minsk, she is responsible for numerous politically motivated rulings against journalists, opposition leaders, activists and protesters. Violations of rights of defence were reported during trials conducted under her supervision.

She is therefore responsible for human rights violations and undermining the rule of law, as well as for contributing to the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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85.

Yulia Chaslavauna HUSTYR

Yulia Cheslavovna HUSTYR

Юлiя Чаславаўна ГУСТЫР

Юлия Чеславовна ГУСТЫР

Position(s): Judge of the Central district court in Minsk

DOB: 14.1.1984

Gender: female

In her position as judge of the Central district court in Minsk, she is responsible for numerous politically motivated rulings against journalists, opposition leaders, activists and protesters, in particular the sentencing of opposition presidential candidate Viktar Babarika. Violations of rights of defence were reported during trials conducted under her supervision.

She is therefore responsible for human rights violations and undermining the rule of law, as well as for contributing to the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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Alena Tsimafeeuna NYAKRASAVA

Elena Timofeyevna NEKRASOVA

Алена Цiмафееўна НЯКРАСАВА

Елена Тимофеевна НЕКРАСОВА

Position(s): Judge of the Zavodsky district court in Minsk

DOB: 26.11.1974

Gender: female

In her position as judge of the Zavodsky district court in Minsk, she is responsible for numerous politically motivated rulings against journalists, opposition leaders, activists and protesters. Violations of rights of defence were reported during trials conducted under her supervision.

She is therefore responsible for human rights violations and undermining the rule of law, as well as for contributing to the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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87.

Aliaksandr Vasilevich SHAKUTSIN

Alexander (Alexandr) Vasilevich SHAKUTIN

Аляксандр Васiльевiч ШАКУЦIН

Александр Васильевич ШАКУТИН

Position(s): Businessman, owner of Amkodor Holding

DOB: 12.1.1959

POB: Bolshoe Babino, Orsha Rayon, Vitebsk/Viciebsk Region/Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus)

Gender: male

He is one of the leading businessmen operating in Belarus, with business interests in construction, machine building, agriculture and other sectors.

He is reported to be one of the persons who benefited most from the privatisation during Lukashenka’s tenure as President. He is also a member of the presidium of the pro-Lukashenka public association “Belaya Rus” and a member of the Council for the Development of Entrepreneurship in the Republic of Belarus.

He is therefore benefitting from and supporting the Lukashenka regime.

In July 2020 he made public comments condemning the opposition protests in Belarus, thereby contributing to the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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88.

Mikalai Mikalaevich VARABEI/VERABEI

Nikolay Nikolaevich VOROBEY

Мiкалай Мiкалаевiч ВАРАБЕЙ/ВЕРАБЕЙ

Николай Николаевич ВОРОБЕЙ

Position(s): Businessman, co-owner of Bremino Group

DOB: 4.5.1963

POB: former Ukrainian SSR (now Ukraine)

Gender: male

He is one of the leading businessmen operating in Belarus, with business interests in petroleum, coal transit, banking and other sectors.

He is the co-owner of Bremino Group – a company that has enjoyed tax breaks and other forms of support from the Belarusian administration.

He is therefore benefitting from and supporting the Lukashenka regime.

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B.   Legal persons, entities and bodies referred to in Article 2(1)

 

Names

(Transliteration of Belarusian spelling)

(Transliteration of Russian spelling)

Names

(Belarusian spelling)

(Russian spelling)

Identifying information

Reasons for listing

Date of listing

1.

Beltechexport

Белтехэкспорт

Address: Nezavisimosti ave. 86-B, Minsk, Belarus

Website: https://bte.by/

E-mail address: mail@bte.by

Beltechexport is a private entity which exports weapons and military equipment produced by Belarusian state-owned companies to countries in Africa, South America, Asia and Middle East. Beltechexport is closely associated with the Ministry of Defense of Belarus.

Beltechexport is therefore benefitting from its association with and supporting the Lukashenka regime, by bringing benefits to the Presidential Administration.

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2.

Dana Holdings / Dana Astra

Дана Холдингз / Дана Астра

Address: P. Mstislavtsa 9 (1st floor), Minsk, Belarus

Registration number: Dana Astra - 191295361

Website: https://en.dana-holdings.com; https://dana-holdings.com/

E-mail address: PR@bir.by

Tel.: +375 17 26-93-290; +375 17 39-39-465

Dana Holdings / Dana Astra is one of the main real estate developers and constructors in Belarus. The company received plots of land for the development of several large residential complexes and business centres.

Owners of Dana Holdings / Dana Astra maintain close relations with President Lukashenka. Liliya Lukashenka, daughter-in-law of the President, had a high-ranking position in the company.

Dana Holdings / Dana Astra is therefore benefitting from its association with and supporting the Lukashenka regime.

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3.

GHU – Main Economic Department of the Belarus President Property Management Directorate

Главное хозяйственное управление

Address: Miasnikova str. 37, Minsk, Belarus

Website: http://ghu.by

E-mail address: ghu@ghu.by

Main Economic Department (GHU) of the Belarus President Property Management Directorate is the largest operator on the non-residential real estate market in Belarus and a supervisor of numerous companies.

Viktor Sheiman, who as the head of the Belarus President Property Management Directorate exercises direct control over GHU, was asked by President Lukashenka to supervise the safety of the 2020 presidential elections.

GHU is therefore benefitting from its association with and supporting the Lukashenka regime.

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4.

LLC SYNESIS

ООО "Синезис"

Address: Platonova 20B, 220005 Minsk, Belarus; Mantulinskaya 24, Moscow 123100, Russia

Registration number (УНН/ИНН): 190950894 (Belarus); 7704734000/770301001 (Russia)

Website: https://synesis.partners; https://synesis-group.com/

Tel.: +375 17 240-36-50

E-mail address: s@synesis.by

LLC Synesis provides the Belarusian authorities with a surveillance platform, which can search through and analyse video footage and employ facial recognition software, making the company responsible for the repression of civil society and democratic opposition by the state apparatus in Belarus.

Synesis employees are forbidden from communicating in Belarusian, thereby supporting the Lukashenka regime’s policy of discrimination on the basis of language.

The Belarussian State Security Committee (KGB) and Ministry of Internal Affairs are listed as users of a system created by Synesis. The company is therefore benefitting from its association with and supporting the Lukashenka regime.

Synesis CEO Alexander Shatrov publicly criticised those protesting against the Lukashenka regime and relativized the lack of democracy in Belarus.

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5.

AGAT electromechanical Plant OJSC

Агат-электромеханический завод

Address: Nezavisimosti ave. 115, 220114 Minsk, Belarus

Tel.:

+375 17 272-01-32

+375 17 570-41-45

E-mail address: marketing@agat-emz.by

Web: https://agat-emz.by/

AGAT electromechanical Plant OJSC is part of the Belarussian State Authority for Military Industry of the Republic of Belarus (a.k.a. SAMI or State Military Industrial Committee), which is responsible for implementing the military-technical policy of the State and a subordinate to the Council of Ministers and the President of Belarus. AGAT electromechanical Plant OJSC is therefore benefitting from its association with and supporting the Lukashenka regime.

The company manufactures ‘Rubezh’, a barrier system designed for riot control. Rubezh was deployed against peaceful demonstrations that took place in the wake of the presidential elections that took place on 9 August 2020, thus making the company responsible for the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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6.

140 Repair Plant

140 ремонтный завод

Website: 140zavod.org

140 Repair Plant is part of the Belarussian State Authority for Military Industry of the Republic of Belarus (a.k.a. SAMI or State Military Industrial Committee), which is responsible for implementing the military-technical policy of the State and a subordinate to the Council of Ministers and the President of Belarus. 140 Repair Plant is therefore benefitting from its association with and supporting the Lukashenka regime.

The company manufactures transport vehicles and armoured vehicles, which have been deployed against peaceful demonstrations that took place in the wake of the presidential elections that took place on 9 August 2020, thus making the company responsible for the repression of civil society and democratic opposition.

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7.

MZKT (a.k.a. VOLAT)

МЗКТ - Минский завод колёсных тягачей

Website: www.mzkt.by

MZKT (a.k.a. VOLAT) is part of the Belarussian State Authority for Military Industry of the Republic of Belarus (a.k.a. SAMI or State Military Industrial Committee), which is responsible for implementing the military-technical policy of the State and a subordinate to the Council of Ministers and the President of Belarus. MZKT (a.k.a. VOLAT) is therefore benefitting from its association with and supporting the Lukashenka regime.

Employees of MZKT who protested during the visit of President Lukashenka to the factory and went on strike in the wake of the 2020 presidential elections in Belarus were fired, which makes the company responsible for human rights violations.

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