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Document 32021R1464

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1464 of 10 September 2021 implementing Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

ST/10855/2021/INIT

OJ L 321, 13.9.2021, p. 1–11 (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/2021/1464/oj

13.9.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 321/1


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/1464

of 10 September 2021

implementing Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 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 the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 of 17 March 2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine (1), and in particular Article 14(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 17 March 2014, the Council adopted Regulation (EU) No 269/2014.

(2)

On the basis of a review by the Council, the information concerning 19 individuals and six entities in Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 should be amended.

(3)

Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 is amended as set out in 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, 10 September 2021.

For the Council

The President

G. DOVŽAN


(1)  OJ L 78, 17.3.2014, p. 6.


ANNEX

In Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 269/2014, the entries concerning the persons and entities listed below are replaced by the following entries:

Persons

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘4.

Denis Valentinovich BEREZOVSKIY

(Денис Валентинович БЕРЕЗОВСКИЙ)

Denys Valentynovych BEREZOVSKYY

(Денис Валентинович БЕРЕЗОВСЬКИЙ)

Gender: male

DOB: 15.7.1974

POB: Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR (now Ukraine)

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 Deputy Commander of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation until October 2015.

Acting Commander of the Pacific Fleet of the Russian Federation and Vice-Admiral.

17.3.2014

17.

Sergei Vladimirovich ZHELEZNYAK

(Сергей Владимирович ЖЕЛЕЗНЯК)

Gender: male

DOB: 30.7.1970

POB: St Petersburg (former Leningrad), Russian Federation

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

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

Former Deputy Chairperson and currently a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.

Member of the Presidium of the General Council of the United Russia party.

17.3.2014

37.

Sergei Ivanovich MENYAILO

(Сергей Иванович МЕНЯЙЛО)

Gender: male

DOB: 22.8.1960

POB: Alagir, North-Ossetian Autonomous SSR, RSFSR (now Russian Federation)

Former Governor of the Ukrainian annexed city of Sevastopol.

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

Acting Head of Northern Ossetia since 9 April 2021.

29.4.2014

51.

Vladimir Nikolaevich PLIGIN (Владимир Николаевич ПЛИГИН)

Gender: male

DOB: 19.5.1960

POB: Ignatovo, Vologodsk Oblast, USSR (now Russian Federation)

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.

Former member of the Supreme Council of the United Russia party. Advisor to the Speaker of the Duma, Volodin. Currently researcher at the Institute of State and Law at the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Co-chairman of the Russian Lawyers’ Association.

12.5.2014

53.

Oleg Grigorievich KOZYURA

(Олег Григорьевич КОЗЮРА)

Oleh Hryhorovych KOZYURA

(Олег Григорович КОЗЮРА)

Gender: male

DOB: 30.12.1965 or 19.12.1962

POB: Simferopol, Crimea or Zaporizhia, Ukraine

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.

Former Chief of Staff of the Legislative Assembly of Sevastopol.

Advisor to the Governor of Sevastopol.

12.5.2014

58.

Roman Viktorovich LYAGIN

(Роман Викторович ЛЯГИН)

Roman Viktorovych LIAHIN

(Роман Вiкторович ЛЯГIН)

Gender: male

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”.

Subject to criminal proceedings in Ukraine.

12.5.2014

79.

Mikhail Vladimirovich DEGTYARYOV/DEGTYAREV (Михаил Владимирович ДЕГТЯРËВ)

Gender: male

DOB: 10.7.1981

POB: Kuibyshev (Samara), Russian Federation

Former 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.

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

Since 20 July 2020, Acting Governor of Khabarovsk Krai.

Since 6 February 2021, Coordinator of the regional branch of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia.

25.7.2014

84.

Fyodor Dmitrievich BEREZIN

(Фëдор Дмитриевич БЕРЕЗИН)

Fedir Dmytrovych BEREZIN

(Федiр Дмитрович БЕРЕЗIН)

Gender: male

DOB: 7.2.1960

POB: Donetsk, Ukraine

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 or policies. Current Chairman of the Board of the DNR Writers’ Union and Deputy of the People’s Council of the DNR.

25.7.2014

108.

Vladimir Abdualiyevich VASILYEV (Владимир Абдуалиевич ВАСИЛЬЕВ)

Gender: male

DOB: 11.8.1949

POB: Klin, Moscow Region, Russian Federation

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

Former head of the Republic of Dagestan.

Since 5 October 2020, Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation.

12.9.2014

111.

Vladimir Stepanovich NIKITIN

(Владимир Степанович НИКИТИН)

Gender: male

DOB: 5.4.1948

POB: Opochka, Russian Federation

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”.

Member of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation.

Leader of the all-Russian public movement “Russian Concord”, which attempts to create a unique Russian civilisation and to strengthen Russia’s position in the former Soviet space and the CIS.

12.9.2014

119.

Alexander Mikhailovich BABAKOV (Aлександр Михайлович БАБАКОВ)

Gender: male

DOB: 8.2.1963

POB: Chisinau, Moldovan SSR (now Republic of Moldova)

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. Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs

After the merger of the political parties – “A Just Russia”, “For Truth” and “Patriots of Russia”, Babakov became the Secretary of the Presidium of the merged entity’s Central Council.

12.9.2014

121.

Oleg Konstantinovich AKIMOV (a.k.a. Oleh AKIMOV)

(Олег Константинович АКИМОВ)

Oleh Kostiantynovych AKIMOV

(Олег Костянтинович АКIМОВ)

Gender: male

DOB: 15.9.1981

POB: Luhansk, Ukraine

Deputy of the “Luhansk Economic Union” in the “National Council” of the “Luhansk 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 “Luhansk People’s Republic”. These “elections” were in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal. Former “Head” of the so-called “Federation of Trade Unions”. Member of the so-called “People’s Council” of the “Luhansk 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 or policies undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

29.11.2014

130.

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

(Игорь Владимирович КОСТЕНОК)

Gender: male

DOB: 15.3.1961

POB: Vodyanske, Dobropillia Rayon, Donetsk oblast, Ukraine

Водянское, Добропольский район Донецкой области, Украина

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 working for the Donetsk Academy of Management and Civil Service under the so-called “Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic”.

Since September 2018, Professor of the Department of State and Municipal Administration at the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education “Russian University of Economics. G.V. Plekhanov”.

29.11.2014

131.

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

(Евгений Вячеславович ОРЛОВ)

Gender: male

DOB: 10.5.1980 or 21.10.1983

POB: Snezhnoye, Donetsk oblast, Ukraine

г. Снежное, Донецкой области, Украина

Former Member of the “National Council” of the so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic”. Former chairman of the public movement “Free Donbass”.

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.

Deputy Chairman of the DNR National Assembly Committee on Industry and Trade.

29.11.2014

137.

Eduard Aleksandrovich BASURIN

(Эдуард Александрович БАСУРИН)

Eduard Oleksandrovych BASURIN

(Едуард Олександрович БАСУРIН)

Gender: male

DOB: 27.6.1966

POB: Donetsk, Ukraine

Spokesperson and Deputy Head of the “People’s Militia” 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.

Deputy Head of the “People’s Militia Department of the DNR”.

16.2.2015

138.

Alexandr Vasilievich SHUBIN

(Александр Васильевич ШУБИН)

Gender: male

DOB: 20.5.1972 or 30.5.1972

POB: Luhansk, Ukraine

Former so-called “Minister of Justice” of the illegal so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic”. Former chairman of the “Central Election Commission” of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic”.

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

Dismissed as chairman of the “Central Election Commission” of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” in June 2018.

Registered as a notary in Luhansk.

Continues to support and legitimise separatist policies.

16.2.2015

158.

Andrey Vladimirovich CHEREZOV (TSCHERESOW)

(Андрей Владимирович ЧЕРЕЗОВ)

Gender: male

DOB: 12.10.1967

POB: Salair, Kemerovskaya Oblast, Russian Federation

Former Vice-Minister for Energy of the Russian Federation.

Shares responsibility for the decision to transfer gas turbines that had been delivered by Siemens Gas Turbine Technologies OOO to OAO VO Technopromexport, to be installed in Crimea. This decision contributes to establishing an independent power supply for Crimea and Sevastopol as a means of supporting their separation from Ukraine, and undermines the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

4.8.2017

160.

Sergey Anatolevich TOPOR-GILKA

(Сергей Анатольевич ТОПОР-ГИЛКА)

Gender: male;

DOB: 17.2.1970

POB: Moldovan Soviet Socialist Republic (now Republic of Moldova)

Nationality: Russian

In his capacity as Director-General of OAO “VO TPE”, he led the negotiations with Siemens Gas Turbine Technologies OOO regarding the purchase and delivery of the gas turbines for a power plant in Taman, Krasnodar region, Russian Federation. He was later, as Director-General of OOO “VO TPE”, responsible for the transfer of the gas turbines to Crimea and for the implementation of the construction project of the thermal power plants Balaklava and Tavricheskaya, where the turbines were installed. This contributes to establishing an independent power supply for Crimea and Sevastopol as a means of supporting their separation from Ukraine, and undermines the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

4.8.2017

164.

Aleksandr Yurevich PETUKHOV

Aleksandr Yurievich PETUKHOV

(Александр Юрьевич ПЕТУХОВ)

Oleksandr Yuriyovych PIETUKHOV

(Олександр Юрiйович ПЄТУХОВ)

Gender: male

DOB: 17.7.1970

POB: Ryazan, Russian Federation

Former Chair of the Sevastopol Electoral Commission. In this capacity he participated in the organisation of the Russian presidential elections of 18 March 2018 in the illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol, and thereby actively supported and implemented policies that undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

Chief Federal Inspector of the Moscow region.

Since 6 April 2021, Assistant to the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Central Federal District.

14.5.2018’;

Entities

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘7.

Russian community “Sobol”

Русская община “Соболь”

Social media:

http://vk.com/sobolipress

http://www.русскоедвижение.рф/

Phone number:

(0652) 60-23-93

Email: SoboliPress@gmail.com

Address: Ukraine, Crimea, Simferopol, str. Kiev, 4 (area bus station “Central”).

Radical paramilitary organisation, responsible for openly supporting using force to end Ukraine’s control over Crimea, thus undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

Responsible for training separatists to fight against the Ukrainian government forces in Eastern Ukraine, thus threatening the stability or security of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

11.

“Vostok Brigade”

“Бригада Восток”

(a.k.a. Vostok Battalion; “Батальон Восток”)

Social media:

http://vk.com/patriotic_forces_of_donbas

http://patriot-donetsk.ru/

info.patriot.donbassa@gmail.com

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

18.

Joint-stock company “Production-Agrarian Union ‘Massandra’”

Aкционерное общество “Производственно-аграрное объединение ‘Массандра’”

(formerly known as State Unitary Enterprise of the “Republic of Crimea”“Production-Agrarian Union ‘Massandra’”

Государственное унитарное предприятие Республики Крым “Производственно-аграрное объединение ‘Массандра’”

298650, Crimea, Yalta, Massandra, str. Vinodela Egorova 9

298650, Крым, г. Ялта, пгт. Массандра, ул. Винодела Егорова, д. 9

Website: http://massandra.su

+7 978 936 75 04

+7 3654 23 31 96

+7 3654 26 16 83

Registration number: 1209100012648

The ownership of the entity was transferred contrary to Ukrainian law. On 9 April 2014, the “Presidium of the Parliament of Crimea” adopted decision No 1991-6/14 “On the amendments to the Resolution of the State Council of the ‘Republic of Crimea’” of 26 March 2014 No 1836-6/14 “On nationalization of the property of enterprises, institutions and organizations of agro-industrial complex, located in the territory of the ‘Republic of Crimea’” declaring the appropriation of assets belonging to the state concern “National Association of producers ‘Massandra’” on behalf of the “Republic of Crimea”. The enterprise is thus effectively confiscated by the Crimean “authorities”.

25.7.2014

 

Federal State Budgetary Enterprise “Production Agrarian Union ‘Massandra’” of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation

Федеральное государственное унитарное предприятие “Производственно-аграрное объединение ‘Массандра’ Управления делами Президента Российской Федерации”

State concern “National Association of producers ‘Massandra’”

Национальное производственно аграрное объединение “Массандра”

Nacionalnoye proizvodstvenno agrarnoye obyedinenye “Massandra”)

 

Re-registered on 1 August 2014 Federal State Budgetary Enterprise “Proizvodstvenno agrarnoye obyedinenye ‘Massandra’” of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation (Федеральное государственное унитарное предприятие “Производственно-аграрное объединение ‘Массандра’ Управления делами Президента Российской Федерации”). Founder: The Administration of the President of the Russian Federation (Управление делами Президента Российской Федерации).

Re-registered on 1 April 2019 as State Unitary Enterprise of the “Republic of Crimea”“Production Agrarian Union ‘Massandra’”. Re registered on 1 October 2020 as joint-stock company “Production-Agrarian Union ‘Massandra’”.

24.

Public movement “Donetsk Republic”

Общественное движение “Донецкая республика”

Official information:

http://oddr.info/

orgotdel@oddr.info

Address: Donetsk, Universitetskaya 19

г. Донецк, ул. Университетская, дом 19

Public “organisation” that presented candidates in the so-called “elections” of the so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic” on 2 November 2014 and 11 November 2018. These “elections” are in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal.

In participating formally in the illegal “elections” it has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilise Ukraine. Founded by Andriy PURGIN and was headed by Alexander ZAKHARCHENKO. Nominated in 2018 Denis PUSHYLIN to be “Head” of the so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic”.

29.11.2014

28.

Luhansk Economic Union (Luganskiy Ekonomicheskiy Soyuz)

Луганский экономический союз

Official information:

https://vk.com/public97306393

Telegram: https://t.me/s/od_les_lnr

“Social organisation” that presented candidates in the illegal so-called “elections” of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” on 2 November 2014 and 11 November 2018. Nominated a candidate, Oleg AKIMOV, to be “Head” of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” in 2014 and member of the so-called “People’s Council of the Luhansk People’s Republic” in 2018. These “elections” are in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal. The chairmanship of “Luganskiy Economicheskiy Soyuz” is currently occupied by Zinaida NADION, who is a Deputy of the “People’s Council of the LPR”.

In participating formally in the illegal “elections” it has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilise Ukraine.

29.11.2014

33.

Prizrak brigade

Бригада “Призрак”

Address: District 50 Year of the USSR, 18; c. of Kirovsk

https://vk.com/battalionprizrak

http://prizrak.info/

mail@prizrak.info

+38 (072) 199-86-39

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”.

Also referred to as the 14th Motorized Rifle Battalion.

Part of the so-called People’s Militia of the “Luhansk People’s Republic”.

16.2.2015’.


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