September 26, 2017: SECO makes Ukraine sanctions changes

Tuesday, Swiss authorities made a raft of changes to its Ukraine sanctions listings. In addition to about 3 dozen amended listings (see the links below), the following entity was added: 

SSID: 175-37492 Name: State Unitary Enterprise of the Crimean Republic “Crimean Sea Ports” Spelling variant: Государственное унитарное предприятие Республики Крым “Крымские морские порты” (Russian)  F.k.a.: a) Feodosia Commercial Port b) Kerch Ferry c) Kerch Commercial Port Address: 28 Kirova Street, Kerch, 298312, Crimea (298312, Республика Крым, гор. Керчь, ул. Кирова, дом 28)  Justification: The “Parliament of Crimea” adopted Resolution No 1757-6/14 on 17 Mar 2014 “On nationalisation of some companies belonging to the Ukrainian Ministries of Infrastructure or Agriculture” and Resolution No 1865-6/14 on 26 Mar 2014 “On State-Owned Enterprise “Crimean Sea Ports”” (“О Государственном предприятии “Крымские морские порты””) declaring the appropriation of assets belonging to several State enterprises which were merged into the “State Unitary Enterprise of the Crimean Republic “Crimean Sea Ports”” on behalf of the “Republic of Crimea”. Those enterprises were thus effectively confiscated by the Crimean “authorities” and the “Crimean Sea Ports” has benefited from the illegal transfer of their ownership. Other information: F.k.a. a–c represent branches. Modifications: Listed on 26 Sep 2017 

In addition, the following persons: 

SSID: 175-27371 Name: Panteleev Oleg Evgenevich Spelling variant: Пантелеев Олег Евгеньевич (Russian)  DOB: 21 Jul 1952 POB: Zhitnikovskoe, Kurgan Region, Russian Federation  Justification: a) Former First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Parliamentary Issues of the Federation Council. b) On 1 Mar 2014 Panteleev publicly supported, in the Federation Council, the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine. c) Currently First Deputy Governor of the Kurgan Oblast and Head of the delegation of the Government of Kurgan Oblast to the Government to the Russian Federation. Modifications: Listed on 2 Apr 2014, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 23 Mar 2016, 11 Oct 2016, de-listed on 26 Sep 2017 

SSID: 175-27589 Name: Bolotov Valeriy Dmitrievich Spelling variant: a) Болотов Валерий Дмитриевич (Russian) b) Bolotov Valeriy Dmytrovych (Russian) c) Болотов Валерій Дмитрович (Ukrainian)  DOB: 13 Feb 1970 POB: Stakhanov, Lugansk  Justification: One of the leaders of the separatist group “Army of the South-East” which occupied the building of the Security Service in the Lugansk region. Retired officer. Before seizing the building he and other accomplices possessed arms apparently supplied illegally from Russia and from local criminal groups. Modifications: Listed on 2 May 2014, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 11 Oct 2016, 24 Mar 2017, 15 Aug 2017, de-listed on 26 Sep 2017 

SSID: 175-30404 Name: Tolstykh Mikhail Sergeevich Spelling variant: a) Толстых Михаил Сергеевич (Russian) b) Tolstykh Mykhaylo Serhiyovych (Russian) c) Толстих Михайло Сергійович (Ukrainian)  DOB: 19 Jul 1980 POB: Ilovaisk Good quality a.k.a.: Givi  Justification: a) Commander of the “Somali” battalion, an armed separatist group involved in the fighting in eastern Ukraine. b) In this capacity, he has actively supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine and further destabilised Ukraine. c) Remains an active military commander in so-called “DNR”. Modifications: Listed on 6 Mar 2015, amended on 2 Apr 2015, 6 Oct 2015, 24 Mar 2017, 15 Aug 2017, de-listed on 26 Sep 2017 

SSID: 175-30424 Name: Litvin Sergey Anatolievich Spelling variant: a) Литвин Сергей Анатольевич (Russian) b) Lytvyn Serhiy Anatoliyovych (Russian) c) Литвин Сергій Анатолійович (Ukrainian)  DOB: 2 Jul 1973 POB: Lysychansk (Лисичанск), Luhansk Oblast (Луганской области), Ukraine  Justification: a) Former so-called “Deputy Chairman” of the Council of Ministers of the so-called “Lugansk People’s Republic”. b) 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. Modifications: Listed on 6 Mar 2015, amended on 2 Apr 2015, 6 Oct 2015, 24 Mar 2017, 15 Aug 2017, de-listed on 26 Sep 2017

and entities: 

SSID: 175-27757 Name: Limited Liability Company “Port Feodosia”  F.k.a.: Feodosia  Justification: On 17 Mar 2014 the “Parliament of Crimea” adopted a resolution declaring the appropriation of assets belonging to Feodosia enterprise on behalf of the “Republic of Crimea”. The enterprise is thus effectively confiscated by the Crimean “authorities”. Re-registered as limited liability company “Port Feodosia” (ОБЩЕСТВО С ОГРАНИЧЕННОЙ ОТВЕТСТВЕННОСТЬЮ “ПОРТ ФЕОДОСИЯ”) on 9 Feb 2015. Founder: Yuri Garyevich Rovinskiy (Юрий Гарьевич Ровинский). Modifications: Listed on 20 May 2014, amended on 23 Mar 2016, de-listed on 26 Sep 2017 

SSID: 175-28370 Name: State ferry enterprise “Kerch ferry” Spelling variant: a) Государственная судоходная компания “Керченская паромная переправа” (Russian) b) Gosudarstvenoye predpriyatiye Kerchenskaya paromnaya pereprava (Russian)  Address: 16 Tselibernaya Street, Kerch, 98307 (code: 14333981)  Justification: The ownership of the entity was transferred contrary to the Ukrainian law. The “Parliament of Crimea” adopted a resolution No. 1757-6/14 on 17 Mar 2014 “On nationalization of some companies belonging to the Ukrainian ministries of infrastructure or agriculture” and the “Presidium of the Parliament of Crimea” adopted a decision No. 1802-6/14 on 24 Mar 2014 “On state-owned Ferry Enterprise Kerch Ferry” declaring the appropriation of assets belonging to the state ferry enterprise “Kerch Ferry” on behalf of the “Republic of Crimea”. The enterprise is thus effectively confiscated by the Crimean “authorities”. Modifications: Listed on 5 Aug 2014, de-listed on 26 Sep 2017 

SSID: 175-28382 Name: Limited Liability Company “Kerch seaport” / “Kamysh-Burun”  F.k.a.: State enterprise “Kerch commercial sea port” (Государственное предприятие “Керченский морской торговый порт”, Gosudarstvenoye predpriyatiye Kerchenski morskoy torgovy port)  Justification: The ownership of the entity was transferred contrary to the Ukrainian law. The “Parliament of Crimea” adopted resolution No 1757-6/14 on 17 Mar 2014 “On nationalisation of some companies belonging to the Ukrainian ministries of infrastructure or agriculture” and resolution No 1865-6/14 on 26 Mar 2014 “On State-Owned Enterprise “Crimean Sea Ports”” (“О Государственном предприятии “Крьмские морские порть””) declaring the appropriation of assets belonging to the state enterprise “Kerch Commercial Sea Port” on behalf of the “Republic of Crimea”. The enterprise is thus effectively confiscated by the Crimean “authorities”. In terms of volume of trade, it is the second biggest commercial seaport in Crimea. Re-registered on 9 Dec 2014 as Limited Liability Company “Kerch seaport” “Kamysh-Burun” (ОБЩЕСТВО С ОГРАНИЧЕННОЙ ОТВЕТСТВЕННОСТЬЮ “КЕРЧЕНСКИЙ МОРСКОЙ ПОРТ “КАМЫШ-БУРУН””). Founders: Limited Liability Company “Vostok-Capital”, registered in Donetsk, Ukraine (ОБЩЕСТВО С ОГРАНИЧЕННОЙ ОТВЕТСТВЕННОСТЬЮ “ВОСТОК КЭПИТАЛ”); Limited Liability Company “Vostok”, registered in Donetsk, Ukraine (ОБЩЕСТВО С ОГРАНИЧЕННОЙ ОТВЕТСТВЕННОСТЬЮ “ВОСТОК”); Limited Liability Company “Altcom Invest-Stroi”, registered in Donetsk, Ukraine (ОБЩЕСТВО С ОГРАНИЧЕННОЙ ОТВЕТСТВЕННОСТЬЮ “АЛЬТКОМ ИНВЕСТ-СТРОЙ”) and Limited Liability Company “Altcom-Beton”, registered in Borispol, Ukraine (ОБЩЕСТВО С ОГРАНИЧЕННОЙ ОТВЕТСТВЕННОСТЬЮ “АЛЬТКОМ-БЕТОН”). Modifications: Listed on 5 Aug 2014, amended on 23 Mar 2016, de-listed on 26 Sep 2017

were delisted.

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