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SECO Libya sanctions update: Aleksandr Sergeevich Kuznetsov added to financial and travel sanctions

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14 January 2022 International sanction 2022

Updated sanctions report

The Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER has amended Annexes 2, 3, 4 and 5 to the Ordinance of 30. March 2011 on measures against Libya (RS 946.231.149.82).On the 13th On January 1, 2022, the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER amended the list of persons, companies and entities sanctioned in this context. The change is directly applicable in Switzerland. The WBF therefore on the 14th January 2022, the sanctions database SESAM (SECO Sanctions Management), which is relevant for Switzerland, was adapted and the adaptation published on its website. The change will take effect on the 14th. January 2022 at 6 p.m.

Swiss authorities have added:

SSID: 130-46972 Name: Kuznetsov Aleksandr Sergeevich Spelling variant: a) Kuznetsov Alexander Sergeevich (Russian) b) Кузнецов Александр Сергеевич (Russian)
Sex: M DOB: 8 Oct 1977 POB: Nikolskoye, Russian Federation Nationality: Russian Federation
Justification: Aleksandr Sergeevich Kuznetsov belongs to the command structure of the Wagner Group, a Russia-based unincorporated private military entity. He took command of the 1st Attack and Reconnaissance Company of the Wagner Group in 2014. He was injured in Sep 2019 in Libya while fighting alongside the Libyan National Liberation Army (NLA) as commander of the Wagner Group’s military operatives. Through his position and actions, Kuznetsov is responsible for the Wagner Group’s activities that threaten the peace, stability and security of Libya. Other information: a) Position (s): Commander of 1st Attack and Reconnaissance Company of the Wagner Group b) Callsign: Ratibor c) Wagner Group ID: M-0271 Modifications: Listed on 14 Jan 2022

to their financial and travel sanctions for their Libya program – the SSID for the travel sanctions list is 130-46981.

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