On 14 February 2014, the European Union published a notice stating its intention to maintain restrictive measures against sixteen individuals, targeted in view of the situation in Ukraine. The EU also announced that it would seek to amend the statement of reasons given for each person.
The people concerned are:
Mr Sergey Valeryevich AKSYONOV, Mr Andriy PURGIN, Mr Denys PUSHYLIN, Mr Viacheslav PONOMARIOV, Mr Oleg TSARIOV, Mr Aleksandr Yurevich BORODAI, Mr Alexander KHODAKOVSKY, Mr Yurij IVAKIN, Mr Igor PLOTNITSKY, Ms. Ekaterina GUBAREVA, Mr Fedor BEREZIN, Mr Boris LITVINOV, Mr Arkady Romanovich ROTENBERG, Mr Miroslav Vladimirovich RUDENKO, Mr Andrey Yurevich PINCHUK, and Mr Aleksandr KOFMAN
The named individuals have until 20 February 2015 to submit a request to the Council to obtain the intended statements of reasons for their designation.
A full list of sanctions currently in force against Russia can be found in the “sanctions in force” section of this blog.