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Today’s two-fer: OFSI amends 1 Russia, 1 Belarus listing (and removes a listing, too)

Today, UK authorities amended the following Russia sanctions listing:

1. IVANOV, Sergey Borisovich Pavlovich
Name (non-Latin script): Сергей Павлович Иванов
DOB: 19/04/1952. POB: Leningrad/St Petersburg, Russia Address: 26 Bolshaya Dmitrovka Street, Russia, 103426. Position: Member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): RUS1013 (UK Statement of Reasons): Designated for the purposes of an asset freeze and a travel ban under the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The designation is made as a designation by name under the urgent procedure. The relevant provision by reference to which the Minister considers that condition B is met is the European Union’s Council Decision 2014/145/CFSP (as amended) concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and Council Regulation (EU) No 269/2014. The purposes of this provision correspond or are similar to the purposes of the UK’s Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, which have as their purposes to encourage Russia to cease actions destabilising Ukraine or undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine. The Minister considers that it is in the public interest to designate (condition C). Listed on: 15/03/2022 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 15/03/2022 Last Updated: 15/03/2022 30/03/2022 Group ID: 14964.

and the following Belarus sanctions listing:

1. OJSC KB RADAR-MANAGING COMPANY HOLDING RADAR SYSTEM
Address: 64A Partizanskii, Belarus. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):BEL0125 (UK Statement of Reasons):Designated for the purposes of an asset freeze under the Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The designation is made as a designation by name under the urgent procedure. The relevant provision by reference to which the Minister considers that condition B is met is Executive Order 14038. The purposes of this provision correspond or are similar to the purposes of the UK’s Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, which have as their purposes to: a) respect democratic principles and institutions, the separation of powers and the rule of law in Belarus, b) refrain from actions, policies or activities which repress civil society in Belarus, c) investigate properly and institute criminal proceedings against the persons responsible for the disappearances of Yury Zakharanka, Viktar Hanchar, Anatol Krasouski and Dzmitry Zavadski, and d) comply with international human rights law and to respect human rights, including in particular to— i. respect the right to life of persons in Belarus; ii. respect the right of persons not to be subjected to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in Belarus, including inhuman or degrading conditions in prisons; iii. afford persons in Belarus charged with criminal offences the right to a fair trial; iv. respect the right to liberty and security, including refraining from the arbitrary arrest and detention of persons in Belarus Listed on: 24/03/2022 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 24/03/2022 Last Updated: 24/03/2022 30/03/2022 Group ID: 14984.

And OFSI also removed the following Russia listing:

1. MIKHEEV, Aleksander Aleksandrovich
DOB: 18/11/1961. Nationality: Russia Address: Moscow, Russia. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): RUS1042 (UK Statement of Reasons): Designated for the purposes of an asset freeze and a travel ban under the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The designation is made as a designation by name under the urgent procedure. The relevant provision by reference to which the Minister considers that condition B is met is Executive Order 14024. The purposes of this provision correspond or are similar to the purposes of the UK’s Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, which have as their purposes to encourage Russia to cease actions destabilising Ukraine or undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine. The Minister considers that it is in the public interest to designate (condition C). Listed on: 24/03/2022 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 24/03/2022 Last Updated: 24/03/2022 30/03/2022 Group ID: 14985.

Links:

OFSI Notices – Belarus, Russia

Categories: Belarus Sanctions OFSI Updates Russia sanctions Sanctions Lists

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