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Another year for EU’s Belarus sanctions…

Belarus: EU prolongs sanctions for a year European Union renews Belarus sanctions The Council today decided to prolong until 28 February 2022 the restrictive measures targeting high-level officials responsible for the violent repression and intimidation of peaceful demonstrators, members of the opposition and journalists in Belarus, as well as those responsible for […]

February 18, 2021: State imposes visa restrictions on additional Belarusians

Imposing Visa Restrictions on Additional Individuals Undermining Belarusian Democracy PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 18, 2021 Share The United States remains alarmed by the Lukashenka regime’s continuing violent crackdown on peaceful protesters, pro-democracy activists, and journalists. The February 16 raids on human rights organization Vyasna, the […]

OFSI adds 27 to Belarus sanctions

Today, after FCDO added these 27 persons: 1. BURMISTROV, Igor Pavlovich Title: Chief of Staff and First Deputy Commander of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs DOB: 30/09/1968. a.k.a: BURMISTRAU, Ihar, Paulavich Position: Chief of Staff and First Deputy Commander of the Internal Troops of the Ministry […]

More corrections by OFSI

Amendments to the Consolidated List 44 individuals and entities have been amended in the Consolidated List of Asset Freeze Targets. This follows an update to the UK Sanctions List. Amendments have been made to entries in the Belarus, Burma, Chemical Weapons, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, […]

OFAC’s Belarus program gets more folks, Iraq loses some

Today, OFAC added the following person: KAZAKEVICH, Henadz Arkadzievich (Cyrillic: КАЗАКЕВIЧ, Генадзь Аркадзьевiч) (a.k.a. KAZAKEVICH, Genadz Arkadzievich; a.k.a. KAZAKEVICH, Gennadi; a.k.a. KAZAKEVICH, Gennadi Arkadievich (Cyrillic: КАЗАКЕВИЧ, Геннадий Аркадьевич); a.k.a. KAZAKEVICH, Gennady (Cyrillic: КАЗАКЕВИЧ, Геннадий); a.k.a. KAZAKEVICH, Gennady Arkadyevich; a.k.a. KAZAKEVICH, Henadz), Minsk, Belarus; DOB 14 Feb 1975; POB Minsk, Belarus; […]

EU, OFSI add 36 to Belarus sanctions

As per Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/2129, UK regulators added the following people: 1. AZIEI, Aleh Heorhievich DOB: 01/01/1979. POB: Minsk Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus) a.k.a: KARAZEI, Oleg, Georgevich Position: Head of the Prevention Department of the Main Department of Law Enforcement and Prevention of the Public Security Police […]

EU, UK add 15 to Belarus sanctions

In line with Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1648, UK officials added the following persons: 1. TERTEL, Ivan Stanislavavich DOB: 08/09/1966. POB: Privalki/Privalka, Hrodna/Grodno Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus) a.k.a: TERTEL, Ivan, Stanislavovich Position: Chairman of KGB Other Information: Gender: male. In his leadership position as the Chairman of State Security […]

EU sanctions Lukashenko, 14 other Belarus officials

Belarus: Alexandr Lukashenko and 14 other officials sanctioned over ongoing repression European Union agrees Belarus sanctions The Council today added 15 members of the Belarusian authorities, including Alexandr Lukashenko as well as his son and National Security Adviser Viktor Lukashenko, to the list of individuals sanctioned in relation to the violent repression and intimidation […]