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22 September 2021 International sanction

Updated sanction notification 

The Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER has published an amendment to Annex 3 of the Ordinance of August 27, 2014 on Measures to Avoid Avoiding International Sanctions in Connection with the Situation in Ukraine (SR 946.231.176.72).On September 21, 2021, the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER changed the list of persons, companies and organizations sanctioned in this context. The change is directly applicable in Switzerland. The EAER has therefore adapted the SESAM (SECO Sanctions Management) sanctions database, which is relevant for Switzerland, and published the adaptation on its website . The change will take effect on September 22, 2021 at 6 p.m.The financial intermediaries are requested to block the relevant assets immediately and to report such business relationships to SECO in accordance with the provisions of the ordinance. Reporting to SECO does not release a financial intermediary from reporting to the Money Laundering Reporting Office immediately in accordance with Art. 9 of the Anti-Money Laundering Act.

Swiss authorities have amended the following individual:

SSID: 175-27302 Name: Berezovskiy Denis Valentinovich Spelling variant: a) Березовский Денис Валентинович (Russian) b) Berezovskyy Denys Valentynovych (Russian) c) Березовський Денис Валентинович (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: 15 Jul 1974 POB: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Justification: a) Berezovskiy was appointed commander of the Ukrainian Navy on 1 Mar 2014 but thereafter swore an oath to the Crimean armed forces, thereby breaking his oath to the Ukrainian Navy. b) He was Deputy Commander of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation until Oct 2015. c) Currently DeputyActing Commander of the Pacific Fleet of the Russian Federation and Vice-Admiral. Modifications: Listed on 2 Apr 2014, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 24 Mar 2017, 27 Sep 2018, 2 Apr 2020, 29 Sep 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-27385 Name: Zheleznyak Sergei Vladimirovich Spelling variant: Железняк Сергей Владимирович (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: 30 Jul 1970 POB: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Justification: a) Former Deputy Speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. b) 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. c) Former Deputy Chairperson and currently a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. d) Member of the Presidium of the General Council of the United Russia party. Modifications: Listed on 2 Apr 2014, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 24 Mar 2017, 27 Sep 2018, 2 Apr 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-27545 Name: Menyailo Sergei Ivanovich Spelling variant: Меняйло Сергей Иванович (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: 22 Aug 1960 POB: Alagir, North-Ossetian Autonomous SSR, Russian Federation
Justification: a) Former Governor of the Ukrainian annexed city of Sevastopol. b)CurrentlyFormer Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation to the Siberian Federal District. Member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation. c) Acting Head of Northern Ossetia since 9 Apr 2021. Modifications: Listed on 2 May 2014, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 24 Mar 2017, 2 Apr 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-27699 Name: Pligin Vladimir Nikolaevich Spelling variant: Плигин Владимир Николаевич (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: 19 May 1960 POB: Ignatovo, Vologodsk Oblast, Russian Federation Justification: a) 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. b) 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. c) Co-chairman of the Russian Lawyers’ Association. Modifications: Listed on 20 May 2014, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 24 Mar 2017, 21 Mar 2018, 2 Apr 2020, 25 Mar 2021, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-27710 Name: Kozyura Oleg Grigorievich Spelling variant: a) Козюра Олег Григорьевич (Russian) b) Kozyura Oleh Hryhorovych (Russian) c) Козюра Олег Григорович (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: a) 30 Dec 1965 b) 19 Dec 1962 POB: a) Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine b) Zaporizhia, Ukraine
Justification: a) 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. b) Since Oct 2016,Former Chief of Staff of the Legislative Assembly of Sevastopol. c) Advisor to the Governor of Sevastopol. Modifications: Listed on 20 May 2014, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 23 Mar 2016, 11 Oct 2016, 24 Mar 2017, 26 Sep 2017, 21 Mar 2018, 2 Apr 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-27734 Name: Lyagin Roman Viktorovich Spelling variant: a) Лягин Роман Викторович (Russian) b) Liahin Roman Viktorovych (Russian) c) Лягiн Роман Вікторович (Ukrainian)
Sex: M DOB: 30 May 1980 POB: Donetsk, Ukraine
Justification: a) 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". b) Remains activeSubject to criminal proceedings in supporting separatist actions or policiesUkraine. Modifications: Listed on 20 May 2014, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 24 Mar 2017, 15 Aug 2017, 26 Sep 2017, 2 Apr 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-28219 Name: Degtyaryov Mikhail Vladimirovich Spelling variant: a) Degtyarev Mikhail Vladimirovich (Ukrainian) b) Дегтярёв Михаил Владимирович (Ukrainian)
Sex: M DOB: 10 Jul 1981 POB: Kuibyshev (Samara), Russian Federation
Justification: a) Former Member of the State Duma. b) 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, heMoscow. He contributes to undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. c) Former Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on Physical Education, Sport and Youth Affairs. d) Since 20 Jul 2020, Acting Governor of Khabarovsk Krai. e) Since 6 Feb 2021, Coordinator of the regional branch of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia. Modifications: Listed on 5 Aug 2014, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 24 Mar 2017, 15 Aug 2017, 27 Sep 2018, 2 Apr 2020, 25 Mar 2021, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-28258 Name: Berezin Fyodor Dmitrievich Spelling variant: a) Березин Фёдор Дмитриевич (Russian) b) Berezin Fedir Dmytrovych (Russian) c) Березін Федір Дмитрович (Ukrainian)
Sex: M DOB: 7 Feb 1960 POB: Donetsk, Ukraine
Justification: 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 and policies. Current Chairman of the Board of DNR Writers' UnionUnion and Deputy of the People’s Council of the DNR. Relation: Related to Girkin Igor Vsevolodovich (SSID 175-27607) Modifications: Listed on 5 Aug 2014, amended on 2 Apr 2015, 6 Oct 2015, 24 Mar 2017, 15 Aug 2017, 21 Mar 2018, 2 Apr 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-29343 Name: Vasilyev Vladimir Abdualiyevich Spelling variant: Васильев Владимир Абдуалиевич (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: 11 Aug 1949 POB: Klin, Moscow region, Russian Federation
Justification: a) Former Deputy Speaker of the State Duma. On 20 Mar 2014, he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law "onOn 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". b) Former head of the Republic of Dagestan. c) Since 5 Oct 2020, Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation. Modifications: Listed on 12 Nov 2014, amended on 21 Mar 2018, 2 Apr 2020, 25 Mar 2021, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-29364 Name: Nikitin Vladimir Stepanovich Spelling variant: Никитин Владимир Степанович (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: 5 Apr 1948 POB: Opochka, Russian Federation
Justification: a) 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 Mar 2014 he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law "onOn 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". b) Member of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation. c) 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. Modifications: Listed on 12 Nov 2014, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 24 Mar 2017, 21 Mar 2018, 2 Apr 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-29419 Name: Babakov Alexander Mikhailovich Spelling variant: Бабаков Aлександр Михайлович (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: 8 Feb 1963 POB: Chisinau, Moldova
Justification: a) 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. b) On 20 Mar 2014, he voted in favour of the draft Federal Constitutional Law "onOn 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". c) Currently member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation. Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs d) 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. Modifications: Listed on 12 Nov 2014, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 24 Mar 2017, 21 Mar 2018, 2 Apr 2020, 25 Mar 2021, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-29705 Name: Akimov Oleg Konstantinovich Spelling variant: a) Akimov Oleh - (Russian) b) Акимов Олег Константинович (Russian) c) Akimov Oleh Kostiantynovych (Russian) d) Акiмов Олег Костянтинович (Ukrainian)
Sex: M DOB: 15 Sep 1981 POB: Luhansk, Ukraine
Justification: a) 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 Nov 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. Since 2014 he is theFormer "Head" of the so-called "Federation of Trade Unions" and a memberUnions". Member of the so-called "People's Council" of the "Luhansk People's Republic". b) 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. c) Supports actively actions or policies undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. Modifications: Listed on 16 Dec 2014, amended on 2 Apr 2015, 6 Oct 2015, 23 Mar 2016, 11 Oct 2016, 24 Mar 2017, 15 Aug 2017, 2 Apr 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-29744 Name: Kostenok Ihor Vladymyrovych Spelling variant: a) Kostenok Igor Vladimirovich (Russian) b) Костенок Игорь Владимирович (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: 15 Mar 1961 POB: Vodyanske (Водянское), Dobropillia Rayon, Donetsk oblast (Добропольский район Донецкой области), Ukraine
Justification: a) Former so-called "Minister of Education" of the "Donetsk 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. c) Currently working for the Donetsk Academy of Management and Civil Service under the so called "Head of the Donetsk People's Republic". d) Since Sep 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”. Modifications: Listed on 16 Dec 2014, amended on 2 Apr 2015, 11 Oct 2016, 24 Mar 2017, 1 Oct 2019, 2 Apr 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-29748 Name: Orlov Yevgeniy Vyacheslavovich Spelling variant: a) Orlov Yevhen Vyacheslavovych (Russian) b) Орлов Евгений Вячеславович (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: a) 10 May 1980 b) 21 Oct 1983 POB: Snezhnoye (г. Снежное), Donetsk oblast (Донецкой области), Ukraine
Justification: a) Former Member of the "National Council" of the so-called "Donetsk's People's Republic". Former chairman of the public movement "Free Donbass". 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. c) Deputy Chairman of the DNR National Assembly Committee on Industry and Trade. Modifications: Listed on 16 Dec 2014, amended on 11 Oct 2016, 24 Mar 2017, 26 Sep 2017, 2 Apr 2020, 29 Sep 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-30412 Name: Basurin Eduard Aleksandrovich Spelling variant: a) Басурин Эдуард Александрович (Russian) b) Basurin Eduard Oleksandrovych (Russian) c) Басурiн Едуард Олександрович (Ukrainian)
Sex: M DOB: 27 Jun 1966 POB: Donetsk, Ukraine
Justification: a) Spokesperson and Deputy Head of the "People's Militia" of the so-called "Donetsk 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. c) Deputy Head of the “People’s Militia Department of the DNR”. Modifications: Listed on 6 Mar 2015, amended on 2 Apr 2015, 6 Oct 2015, 23 Mar 2016, 11 Oct 2016, 24 Mar 2017, 15 Aug 2017, 26 Sep 2017, 1 Oct 2019, 2 Apr 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-30416 Name: Shubin Alexandr Vasilievich Spelling variant: Шубин Александр Васильевич (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: a) 20 May 1972 b) 30 May 1972 POB: Luhansk, Ukraine
Justification: a) 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”. 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. c) Dismissed as chairman of the “Central Election Commission” of the so-called “Luhansk People's Republic” in Jun 2018. d) Registered as a notary in Luhansk. e) Continues to support and legitimise separatist policies. Modifications: Listed on 6 Mar 2015, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 23 Mar 2016, 24 Mar 2017, 27 Sep 2018, 2 Apr 2019, 1 Oct 2019, 2 Apr 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-37050 Name: Cherezov Andrey Vladimirovich Spelling variant: a) Tscheresow Andrey Vladimirovich (Russian) b) Черезов Андрей Владимирович (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: 12 Oct 1967 POB: Salair, Kemerovskaya Oblast, Russian Federation Justification: a) Former Vice-Minister for Energy of the Russian Federation. b) 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. Modifications: Listed on 15 Aug 2017, amended on 2 Apr 2020, 29 Sep 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-37066 Name: Topor-Gilka Sergey Anatolevich Spelling variant: Топор-Гилка Сергей Анатольевич (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: 17 Feb 1970 POB: Moldova Nationality: Russian Federation
Justification: 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. Other information: Director General of OAO "VO TPE" until its insolvency, Director General of OOO "VO TPE". Modifications: Listed on 15 Aug 2017, amended on 21 Mar 2018, 1 Oct 2019, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-38930 Name: Petukhov Aleksandr Yurevich Spelling variant: a) Petukhov Aleksandr Yurievich (Russian) b) ПЕТУХОВ Александр Юрьевич (Russian) c) Pietukhov Oleksandr Yuriyovych (Ukrainian) d) ПЄТУХОВ Олександр Юрійович (Ukrainian)
Sex: M DOB: 17 Jul 1970 POB: Ryazan, Russian Federation
Justification: a) Former Chair of the Sevastopol Electoral Commission. In this capacity he participated in the organisation of the Russian presidential elections of 18 Mar 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. b) Chief Federal Inspector of the Moscow region. c) Since 6 Apr 2021, Assistant to the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Central Federal District. Modifications: Listed on 23 May 2018, amended on 27 Sep 2018, 1 Oct 2019, 29 Sep 2020, 22 Sep 2021

and entity:

SSID: 175-28326 Name: Russian community "Sobol" Spelling variant: Русская община "Соболь" (Russian)
Address: Str. Kiev, 4, Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine (area bus station "Central") Justification: a) 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. b) Responsible for training separatists to fight against the Ukrainian government forces in Eastern Ukraine, thus threatening the stability or security of Ukraine. Other information: a) Social media: http://vk.com/sobolipress; http://www.русскоедвижение.рф/ b) Phone number: (0652) 60-23-93 c) Email: SoboliPress@gmail.com Modifications: Listed on 5 Aug 2014, amended on 26 Sep 2017, 27 Sep 2018, 2 Apr 2020, 29 Sep 2020, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-28363 Name: "Vostok battalionBrigade" Spelling variant: "Батальон Восток"“Бригада Восток” (Russian)
Good quality a.k.a.: Vostok Battalion (“Батальон Восток”)
Justification: a) 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. b) Actively participated in the military operations resulting in the seizure of Donetsk Airport. c) Part of the so-called “1st Army Corps” of the Armed Forces of “Donetsk People's Republic”. Other information: Social media: http://vk.com/patriotic_forces_ of_donbas; http://patriot- donetsk.ru/; info.patriot.donbassa@gmail.com Modifications: Listed on 5 Aug 2014, amended on 11 Oct 2016, 24 Mar 2017, 27 Sep 2018, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-28406 Name: Joint-stock company "Production-Agrarian Union ‘Massandra’" Spelling variant: Aкционерное общество "Производственно-аграрное объединение ‘Массандра"’ (Russian)
F.k.a.: a) State Unitary Enterprise of the "Republic of Crimea" "Production-Agrarian Union "Massandra"" (Государственное унитарное предприятие Республики Крым "Производственно-аграрное объединение “Массандра”") b) Federal State Budgetary Enterprise "Production-Agrarian Union “Massandra”" of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation (Производственно-аграрное объединение Массандра Управления делами Президента Российской Федерации) c) State concern "National Association of producers “Massandra”" (Национальное производственно-аграрное объединение "Массандра", Nacionalnoye proizvodstvenno agrarnoye obyedinenye Massandra) Address: Massandra, str. Vinodela Egorova 9, Yalta, 298650, Crimea (298650, Крым, г.Ялта, пгт. Массандра, ул. Винодела Егорова, д. 9)
Justification: The ownership of the entity was transferred contrary to the Ukrainian law. On 9 Apr 2014 the "Presidium of the Parliament of Crimea" adopted a decision No 1991-6/14 "On the amendments to the Resolution of the State Council of the "Republic of Crimea" of 26 Mar 2014 No. 1836-6/14 "On nationalisation of the property of enterprises, institutions and organisations 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". Re-registered on 1 Aug 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 (УПРАВЛЕНИЯ ДЕЛАМИ ПРЕЗИДЕНТА РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ). Re-registered on 1 Apr 2019 as State Unitary Enterprise of the "Republic of Crimea" "Production-Agrarian Union “Massandra”"". Re-registered on 1 Oct 2020 as joint- stock company "Production-Agrarian Union ‘Massandra’". Other information: a) Website: http://massandra.su b) +7 978 936 75 04; +7 3654 23 31 96; +7 3654 26 16 83 c) Registration number: 11491020269851209100012648 Modifications: Listed on 5 Aug 2014, amended on 23 Mar 2016, 26 Sep 2017, 1 Oct 2019, 29 Sep 2020, 25 Mar 2021, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-29756 Name: Donetsk Republic (Public organisation)Public movement "Donetsk Republic" Spelling variant: Донецкая республикаОбщественное движение “Донецкая республика” (Russian)
Address: Universitetskaya 19, Donetsk (г. Донецк, ул. Университетская, дом 19) Justification: a) Public “organisation” that presented candidates in the so-called “elections” of the so-called “Donetsk People's Republic” on 2 Nov 2014 and 11 Nov 2018. These “elections” are in breach of Ukrainian law and therefore illegal. b) 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”. Relation: a) Founded byRelated to Purgin Andrei Evgenevich (SSID 175-27593) b) NominatedRelated to be “Head” of the so- called “Donetsk People's Republic” Pushylin Denys Volodymyrovych (SSID 175-27597) Other information: Official information: http://oddr.info/, orgotdel@oddr.info Modifications: Listed on 16 Dec 2014, amended on 27 Sep 2018, 2 Apr 2019, 1 Oct 2019, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-29776 Name: Luhansk Economic Union Spelling variant: a) Луганский экономический Союз (Russian) b) Luganskiy Ekonomicheskiy Soyuz (Russian) Justification: a) “Social organisation” that presented candidates in the illegal so-called “elections” of the so-called “Luhansk People's Republic” 2 Nov 2014 and 11 Nov 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 NADIONNadion, who is a Deputy of the "People’s Council of the LPR". b) 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. Relation: Related to Akimov Oleg Konstantinovich (SSID 175- 29705) Other information: a) Official information: https://nslnr.su/about/obshchestvennye- organizatsii/337/; https://vk.com/public97306393 b) Telegram: https://t.me/s/od_les_lnr Modifications: Listed on 16 Dec 2014, amended on 21 Mar 2018, 27 Sep 2018, 2 Apr 2019, 25 Mar 2021, 22 Sep 2021

SSID: 175-30515 Name: Prizrak brigade Spelling variant: Бригада "Призрак" (Russian) Address: District 50 Year of the USSR, 18, c. of Kirovsk
Justification: a) Armed separatist group which has actively supported actions which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine and further destabilise Ukraine. b) Part of the so-called “2nd Army Corps” of the “Lugansk People's Republic”. c) Also referred to as the 14th Motorized Rifle Battalion. d) Part of the so-called People’s Militia of the “Luhansk People’s Republic”. Other information: a) https://vk.com/battalionprizrak b) https://prizrak.info/ c) mail@prizrak.info d) +38 (072) 199- 86-39 Modifications: Listed on 6 Mar 2015, amended on 6 Oct 2015, 11 Oct 2016, 24 Mar 2017, 27 Sep 2018, 29 Sep 2020, 25 Mar 2021, 22 Sep 2021

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