On December 22, Swiss regulators added the following person:
SSID: 175-37667 Name: Ovsyannikov Dmitry Vladimirovich Spelling variant: Овсянников Дмитрий Владимирович (Russian)
DOB: 21 Feb 1977 POB: Omsk, Russian Federation
Justification: a) “Governor of Sevastopol” b) Ovsyannikov was elected the “Governor of Sevastopol” in the elections of 10 Sep 2017 organised by the Russian Federation in the illegally annexed city of Sevastopol. c) On 28 Jul 2016, President Putin appointed him as the acting “Governor of Sevastopol”. In this capacity, he has worked for further integration of the illegally annexed Crimean peninsula into the Russian Federation, and is as such responsible for actively supporting, or implementing actions or policies which undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty, and independence of Ukraine. d) In 2017 he made public statements supporting the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol and on the anniversary of the illegal “Crimean referendum”. He commemorated the veterans of the so called “self-defence units” that facilitated the deployment of Russian forces on the Crimean peninsula in the runup to its illegal annexation by the Russian Federation, and called for Sevastopol to become the Southern capital of the Russian Federation. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017
to its Ukraine-related sanctions list.