The EU has added 5 people to its targeted sanctions on those said to be responsible for undermining the territorial integrity of Ukraine (asset freezes and travel bans).
These people are included for being involved in the “organisation of the Russian presidential elections of 18 March 2018 in the illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol, thereby actively supporting and implementing policies that undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine”. They are also said to “hold positions of responsibility in the electoral commissions of Crimea or Sevastopol”. The 5 new listed individuals are Inna Nikolayevna Guzeyeva, Natalya Ivanovna Bezruchenko, Aleksandr Yurevich Petukhov, Miroslav Aleksandrovich Pogorelov, and Anastasiya Nikolayevna Kapranova. See EU press release, Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/706 and Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/705.