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EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 205/22


COUNCIL DECISION 2014/455/CFSP

of 11 July 2014

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

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

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

Having regard to Council Decision 2014/145/CFSP of 17 March 2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine (1), and in particular Article 3(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 17 March 2014, the Council adopted Decision 2014/145/CFSP.

(2)

In view of the gravity of the situation in Ukraine, the Council considers that additional persons should be added to the list of persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive measures as set out in the Annex to Decision 2014/145/CFSP.

(3)

The Annex to Decision 2014/145/CFSP should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The persons listed in the Annex to this Decision shall be added to the list set out in the Annex to Decision 2014/145/CFSP.

Article 2

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

Done at Brussels, 11 July 2014.

For the Council

The President

S. GOZI


(1)  OJ L 78, 17.3.2014, p. 16.


ANNEX

LIST OF PERSONS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 1

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

1.

Aleksandr Yurevich BORODAI (Александр Юрьевич Бородай)

DOB: 25.7.1972 in Moscow

So called ‘Prime Minister of People's Republic of Donetsk’.

Responsible for the separatist ‘governmental’ activities of the so called ‘government of the Donetsk People' s Republic’ (e.g. on 8 July stated ‘our military is conducting a special operation against the Ukrainian “fascists”’), Signatory of the Memorandum of Understanding on ‘Novorossiya union’

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2.

Alexander KHODAKOVSKY (Александр Сергеевич Ходаковский)

 

So called ‘Minister of Security of People's Republic of Donetsk’.

Responsible for the separatist security activities of the so called ‘government of the Donetsk People' s Republic’

12.7.2014

3.

Alexandr Aleksandrovich KALYUSSKY, (Александр Александрович Калюсский)

 

So called ‘de facto Deputy Prime Minister for Social Affairs of DPR’.

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

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4.

Alexander KHRYAKOV

 

So called ‘Information and Mass Communications Minister of DPR’.

Responsible for the pro-separatist propaganda activities of the so called ‘government of the Donetsk People' s Republic’

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5.

Marat BASHIROV

 

So called ‘Prime Minister of the Council of Ministers of the People' s Republic of Luhansk, confirmed on 8 Jul’.

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

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6.

Vasyl NIKITIN

 

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

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

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

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7.

Aleksey KARYAKIN (Алексей Карякин)

1979

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

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

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

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8.

Yurij IVAKIN (Юрий Ивакин)

 

So called ‘Minister of Internal Affairs of the People' s Republic of Luhansk’.

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

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9.

Igor PLOTNITSKY

 

So called ‘Defence Minister of the People' s Republic of Luhansk’.

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

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10.

Nikolay KOZITSYN

June 20, 1956 in Donetsk region

Commander of Cossack forces.

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

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11.

Oleksiy MOZGOVY (Олексій Мозговий)

 

One of the leaders of armed groups in Eastern Ukraine.

Responsible for training separatists to fight against the Ukrainian government forces

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