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Sanctions Notice - Ukraine, Central African Republic and Russian Federation

8th December 2014

​Please be advised that there have been a number of developments in relation to the Bailiwick’s sanctions regime in relation to the Ukraine, the Central African Republic and the Russian Federation, which are set out below.  Measures which should be taken as a result are set out at the end of this notice.

 

UKRAINE

Council Regulation (EU) 269/2014, as implemented by the Territorial Integrity etc. of Ukraine (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance 2014, the Territorial Integrity etc. of Ukraine (Restrictive Measures) (Alderney) Ordinance 2014 and the Territorial Integrity etc. of Ukraine (Restrictive Measures) (Sark ) Ordinance 2014, has been amended by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1225/2014 with effect from 19 November 2014, and by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1270/2014 with effect from  29 November 2014.

The amendments, which are automatically effective in the Bailiwick, add 13 natural persons and 5 entities to the list of persons subject to an asset freeze and related financial prohibitions, and amend the information in relation to one existing designation.

 

Additional listings:

KOZYAKOV, Serhiy

  • Сергей Козьяков
  • Alias: Sergey Kozyakov
  • DOB: 29.9.1982

AKIMOV, Oleg

  • Олег Акимов
  • Alias: Oleh AKIMOV

AIRAPETYAN, Larisa

  • Лариса Айрапетян
  • Aliases: Larysa Ayrapetyan;
  • Larisa Airapetyan;
  • or Larysa Airapetyan

SIVOKONENKO, Yuriy

  • Юрий Викторович Сивоконенко
  • Aliases: Yuriy Sivokonenko;
  • Yury Sivokonenko; or
  • Yury Syvokonenko.

KOFMAN, Aleksandr

  • Александр Игоревич Кофман
  • Alias: Oleksandr Kofman

KHALIKOV, Ravil

  • Равиль Халиков

SEMYONOV, Dmitry

  • Дмитрий Семенов

BUGROV, Oleg

LAPTEVA, Lesya

  • Леся Лаптева

MIKHAYLOV, Yevgeniy Eduardovich

  • Alias: Yevhen Eduardovych Mychaylov
  • DOB: 17.3.1963
  • POB: Arkhangelsk

KOSTENOK, Ihor Vladymyrovych

  • Евгений Вячеславович Орлов
  • Alias: Igor Vladimirovich Kostenok

ORLOV, Yevgeniy Vyacheslavovich

  • Евгений Вячеславович Орлов
  • Alias: Yevhen Vyacheslavovych Orlov

DEYNEGO, Vladyslav Nykolayevych

  • Владислав Дейнего
  • Alias: Vladislav Nykolayevich Deynego

DONETSK REPUBLIC

  • Донецкая республика
  • Public organisation

PEACE TO LUHANSK REGION

  • Russian: Mir Luganschine (Мир Луганщине)

FREE DONBASS

  • Свободный Донбасс
  • Also known as: Free Donbas; or
  • Svobodny Donbass

PEOPLE'S UNION

  • Народный союз
  • Narodny Soyuz

LUHANSK ECONOMIC UNION

  • Luganskiy Ekonomicheskiy Soyuz

 

Amended listing:

ZHIRINOVSKY, Vladimir Volfovich

  • Владимир Вольфович Жириновский
  • DOB 25.4.1946
  • POB: Almaty (formerly also known as Alma-Ata), Kazakhstan

 

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Council Regulation (EU) 224/2014, as implemented by the Central African Republic (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance 2014, the Central African Republic (Restrictive Measures) (Alderney) Ordinance 2014 and the Central African Republic (Restrictive Measures) (Sark ) Ordinance 2014, has been amended by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1276/2014 with effect from 2 December 2014. The effect is to amend the information in relation to three existing designations.

 

Amended listings

BOZIZÉ,  François Yangouvonda

  • Alias: Bozize Yangouvonda.
  • DOB:  14 October 1946.
  • POB: Mouila, Gabon.
  • Nationality: Central African Republic.
  • Address: Uganda.
  • Other information: Mother's name is Martine Kofio.
  • Date of UN designation: 9 May 2014.

ADAM,  Nourredine

  • Aliases: Nureldine Adam
  • Nourreldine Adam
  • Nourreddine Adam
  • Mahamat Nouradine Adam.
  • Designation: a) General; b) Minister for Security; c) Director General of the “Extraordinary Committee for the Defence of Democratic Achievements”.
  • DOB: a) 1970 b) 1969 c) 1971 d) 1 January 1970.
  • POB: Ndele, Central African Republic.
  • Nationality: Central African Republic.
  • Passport no.: D00001184.
  • Address: Birao, Central African Republic.
  • Date of UN designation: 9 May 2014

 YAKETE, Levy

  • Aliases: Levi Yakite
  • Levy Yakété
  • Levi Yakété.
  • DOB a) 14 August 1964 b) 1965.
  • POB: Bangui, Central African Republic.
  • Nationality: Central African Republic.
  • Address: Nantes, France.
  • Other information: Father's name is Pierre Yakété and Mother's name is Joséphine Yamazon.
  • Date of UN designation: 9 May 2014

 

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Council Regulation (EU) 833/2014, as implemented by the Russian Federation (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance 2014, the Russian Federation (Restrictive Measures) (Alderney) Ordinance 2014 and the Russian Federation (Restrictive Measures) (Sark ) Ordinance 2014, has been amended by Council Regulation (EU) No 1290/2014 with effect from 5 December 2014.  The effect is to amend or clarify the prohibitions on making new loans or credit with a maturity exceeding 30 days to certain entities in certain circumstances, as well as the prohibitions and restrictions on the sale, supply or export of oil exploration and production projects in Russia and its Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf.

 

MEASURES WHICH SHOULD BE TAKEN

All businesses must check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold any funds or economic resources for any person designated under the legislation listed above and treat any such accounts, funds or economic resources as frozen with immediate effect if this is not already the case.  They must report any findings to the Policy Council immediately.  Businesses must also refrain from making any funds or economic resources available directly or indirectly to any designated person unless licensed by the Policy Council.

The information referred to above is required by the Policy Council in the exercise of its powers under the Schedule to each of the Ordinances listed above.

Businesses must also familiarise themselves with the amendments to prohibited activity in respect of the Russian Federation.

Any information or queries should be sent to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Ukraine/Central African Republic/Russian Federation as the case may be sanctions'.

Further information on the effect of asset freezes and related issues including licences is available on the States of Guernsey website at http://www.gov.gg/sanctions.