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Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/408 of 14 March 2019 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/6180/2019/INIT

OJ L 73, 15.3.2019, p. 9–15 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, 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/2019/408/oj

15.3.2019   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 73/9


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/408

of 14 March 2019

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), (3) and (4) 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 certain persons and entities in Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 should be amended and the entry for one deceased person should be deleted.

(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, 14 March 2019.

For the Council

The President

G. CIAMBA


(1)  OJ L 78, 17.3.2014, p. 6.


ANNEX

Annex I to Regulation (EU) Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 is amended as follows:

(1)

the entry concerning the following person is deleted:

96.

Alexander Vladimirovich ZAKHARCHENKO;

(2)

the entries concerning the persons and entities listed below are replaced by the following entries:

Persons

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘19.

Aleksandr Viktorovich VITKO

(Александр Викторович ВИТКО)

DOB: 13.9.1961

POB: Vitebsk (Belarusian SSR)

Former Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, Admiral. Deputy Commander in Chief of the Russian Navy.

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

17.3.2014

22.

Dmitry Olegovich ROGOZIN

(Дмитрий Олегович РОГОЗИН)

DOB: 21.12.1963

POB: Moscow

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

Since 2018 holds the position of General Director in a State corporation.

21.3.2014

31.

Valery Kirillovich MEDVEDEV

(Валерий Кириллович МЕДВЕДЕВ)

Valeriy Kyrylovych MEDVEDIEV

(Валерiй Кирилович МЕДВЕДЄВ)

DOB: 21.8.1946

POB: Shmakovka, Primorsky region

Former Chair of Sevastopol Electoral Commission (until 26 May 2017). Responsible for administering the Crimean referendum. Responsible under the Russian system for signing referendum results.

Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

21.3.2014

35.

Oleg Yevgenyvich BELAVENTSEV

(Олег Евгеньевич БЕЛАВЕНЦЕВ)

DOB: 15.9.1949

POB: Moscow

Former Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation into the so-called “Crimean Federal District”, responsible for the implementation of the constitutional prerogatives of the Russian Head of State on the territory of the annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea. Former non-permanent member of the Russian Security Council.

Former Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation into the North Caucasus Federal District (until June 2018).

Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

29.4.2014

36.

Oleg Genrikhovich SAVELYEV

(Олег Генрихович САВЕЛЬЕВ)

DOB: 27.10.1965

POB: Leningrad

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

Former Deputy Chief of Staff of the Russian Government, responsible for the organisation of the work of the Governmental Commission on the socioeconomic development of the so-called “Republic of Crimea”.

Chief of Staff of the Audit Chamber of the Russian Federation.

29.4.2014

46.

Denys Volodymyrovych PUSHYLIN (Денис Володимирович ПУШИЛIН)

Denis Vladimirovich PUSHILIN (Денис Владимирович ПУШИЛИН)

DOB: 9.5.1981 or 9.5.1982

POB: Makiivka (Donetsk oblast)

One of the leaders of the “Donetsk People's Republic”. Participated in the seizure and occupation of the regional administration in Donetsk in 2014. Until 4 September 2015 so-called Deputy Chairman of the “People's Council” of the so-called “Donetsk People's Republic”. Since 4 September 2015“Chairman” of the “People's Council of the Donetsk People's Republic”. So-called “acting Head of the Donetsk People's Republic” after 7 September 2018. So-called “Head of the Donetsk People's Republic” following the so-called elections of 11 November 2018.

29.4.2014

55.

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

(Игорь Николаевич БЕЗЛЕР)

Ihor Mykolayovych BEZLER

(Iгор Миколайович БЕЗЛЕР)

DOB: 30.12.1965

POB: Simferopol, Crimea

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

Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

12.5.2014

83.

Ekaterina Yurievna GUBAREVA

(Екатерина Юрьевна ГУБАРЕВА)

Kateryna Yuriyivna GUBARIEVA (HUBARIEVA)

(Катерина Юрiївна ГУБАРЄВА)

DOB: 5.7.1983 or 10.3.1983

POB: Kakhovka (Kherson oblast)

In her capacity of former so-called “Minister of Foreign Affairs” she was responsible for defending the so-called “Donetsk People's Republic”, thus undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. In taking on and acting in this capacity she has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. Remains active in supporting separatist actions and policies.

Former Member of the so-called “People's Council” of the “Donetsk People's Republic” (until November 2018).

25.7.2014

89.

Oksana TCHIGRINA

Oksana Aleksandrovna CHIGRINA (CHYHRYNA)

(Оксана Александровна ЧИГРИНА)

DOB: possibly 23.7.1981

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

Former spokesperson of the Press Service of LNR.

Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

30.7.2014

91.

Sergey Vadimovich ABISOV

(Сергей Вадимович АБИСОВ)

Sergiy (Serhiy) Vadymovych ABISOV

(Сергiй Вадимович АБIСОВ)

DOB 27.11.1967

POB: Simferopol, Crimea

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

Dismissed as so-called “Minister of Interior of the Republic of Crimea” in June 2018.

30.7.2014

97.

Vladimir Petrovich KONONOV (a.k.a. “Tsar”)

(Владимир Петровнч КОНОНОВ)

Volodymyr Petrovych KONONOV

(Володимир Петрович КОНОНОВ)

DOB: 14.10.1974

POB: Gorsky, Luhansk Oblast

As of 14 August 2014, he replaced Igor Strelkov/Girkin, as the so-called “Defence minister” of the “Donetsk People's Republic”. He has reportedly commanded a division of separatist fighters in Donetsk since April 2014 and has promised to solve the strategic task of repelling Ukraine's military aggression. Kononov has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

Dismissed as so-called “Defence minister” in September 2018.

12.9.2014

102.

Andrei Nikolaevich RODKIN

(Андрей Николаевич РОДКИН)

DOB: 23.9.1976

POB: Moscow

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

One of the former leaders of the “Union of Donbas Volunteers”.

Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

12.9.2014

103.

Aleksandr Akimovich KARAMAN

(Александр Акимович КАРАМАН)

Alexandru CARAMAN

DOB: 26.7.1956

POB Cioburciu, Slobozia district, now Republic of Moldova

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

Until March 2017, so-called “Plenipotentiary representative of the President” of the so-called “Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic” to the Russian Federation.

Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

12.9.2014

120.

Sergey Yurievich KOZYAKOV

(Сергей Юрьевич КОЗЬЯКОВ)

Serhiy Yuriyovych KOZYAKOV

(Сергiй Юрiйович КОЗЬЯКОВ)

DOB: 29.9.1982 or 23.9.1982

In his former capacity as so-called “Head of the Luhansk Central Election Commission” he was responsible for organising the so-called “elections” of 2 November 2014 in the “Luhansk People's Republic”. These “elections” were in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal. Between October 2015 and December 2017 so-called “Minister of Justice” of the “Luhansk People's Republic”.

In taking on and acting in these capacities, and in organising the illegal “elections”, he has therefore actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

Continues to support and legitimise separatist policies in cooperation with separatist authorities.

29.11.2014

122.

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

(Лариса Леонидовна АЙРАПЕТЯН)

(Лариса Леонiдiвна АЙРАПЕТЯН)

DOB: 21.2.1970

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

These “elections” are in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal.

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

Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

29.11.2014

129.

Yevgeniy Eduardovich MIKHAYLOV (a.k.a. Yevhen Eduardovych MYCHAYLOV)

(Евгений Эдуардович МИХАЙЛОВ)

(Євген Едуардович МИХАЙЛОВ)

DOB: 17.3.1963

POB: Arkhangelsk

Former so-called “Minister of the Council of Ministers” (head of the administration for governmental affairs) of the “Donetsk People's Republic”.

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

Remains active in supporting separatist actions or policies.

29.11.2014

132.

Vladyslav Mykolayovych DEYNEGO (a.k.a. Vladislav Nikolayevich DEYNEGO)

(Владислав Миколайович ДЕЙНЕГО)

(Владислав Николаевич ДЕЙНЕГО)

DOB: 12.3.1964

POB: Romny, Sumy oblast

Ромны, Сумская область

Former “Deputy Head” of the “People's Council” of the so-called “Lugansk People's Republic”.

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

Currently so-called “acting Minister of Foreign Affairs” of the so-called “Lugansk People's Republic”.

29.11.2014

138.

Alexandr Vasilievich SHUBIN

(Александр Васильевич ШУБИН)

DOB: 20.5.1972 or 30.5.1972

POB: Luhansk

Former so-called “Minister of Justice”, of the illegal so-called “Luhansk People's Republic”. 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.

16.2.2015

142.

Aleksandr Yurievich TIMOFEEV

(Александр Юрьевич ТИМОФЕЕВ)

Oleksandr Yuriyovych TYMOFEYEV

(Олександр Юрiйович ТИМОФЕЄВ)

DOB: 15.5.1971

POB: Nevinnomyssk, Stavropol Krai

Невинномысск, Ставропольский край

Former so-called “Minister of Finance and Taxes” of the “Donetsk People's Republic”.

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

Dismissed as so-called “Minister of Finance and Taxes” in September 2018.

16.2.2015

149.

Andrei Valeryevich KARTAPOLOV

(Андрей Валерьевич КАРТAПOЛOВ)

DOB: 9.11.1963

POB: GDR (DDR)

Former Commander of the Western Military District. Former Director of the Main Operations Department and deputy chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. Actively involved in shaping and implementing the military campaign of the Russian forces in Ukraine.

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

Deputy Minister of Defence since July 2018.

16.2.2015’

Entities

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘4.

So-called “Donetsk People's Republic”

“Донецкая народная республика”

“Donétskaya naródnaya respúblika”

Official information:

https://dnr-online.ru/

http://smdnr.ru/

https://dnrsovet.su/

https://denis-pushilin.ru/

The so-called “Donetsk People's Republic” was declared on 7 April 2014.

Responsible for organizing the illegal referendum on 11 May 2014. Declaration of independence on 12 May 2014.

On 24 May 2014, the so-called “People's Republics” of Donetsk and Lugansk signed an agreement on the creation of the so-called “Federal State of Novorossiya”.

This is in breach of Ukrainian constitutional law, and, as a consequence, of international law, thus undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

It is also involved in the recruitment to illegal armed separatist groups, thus threatening the stability or security of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

5.

So-called “Federal State of Novorossiya”

“Федеративное государство Новороссия”

“Federativnoye Gosudarstvo Novorossiya”

Official press releases:

http://novopressa.ru/

http://novorossia-tv.ru/

http://novorossia.today/

http://novorossiia.ru/

https://www.novorosinform.org/

On 24 May 2014, the so-called “People's Republics” of Donetsk and Lugansk signed an agreement on the creation of the unrecognised so-called “Federal State of Novorossiya”.

This is in breach of Ukrainian constitutional law, and, as a consequence, of international law, thus threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

25.7.2014

24.

Donetsk Republic (Public organisation)

Донецкая республика

Official information:

http://oddr.info/

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 to 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

25.

Peace to Luhansk Region (Mir Luganschine)

Мир Луганщине

https://mir-lug.info/

Public “organisation” that presented candidates in the so-called “elections” of the so-called “Luhansk People's Republic”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 to further destabilise Ukraine.

29.11.2014

26.

Free Donbass (a.k.a. “Free Donbas”, “Svobodny Donbass”)

Свободньιй Донбасс

http://www.odsd.ru/

Public “organisation” that presented candidates in the so-called “elections” of the so-called “Donetsk People's Republic”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 to further destabilise Ukraine.

29.11.2014

28.

Luhansk Economic Union (Luganskiy Ekonomicheskiy Soyuz)

Луганский экономический союз

Official information:

https://nslnr.su/about/obshchestvennye-organizatsii/337/

https://vk.com/public97306393

“Social organisation” that presented candidates in the illegal so-called “elections” of the so-called “Luhansk People's Republic”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.

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 to further destabilise Ukraine.

29.11.2014’


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