The EU has today added Dmitry Vladimirovich Ovsyannikov, Governor of Sevastopol, to its sanctions list for actions “undermining Ukraine’s territorial integrity”, see Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2153 and Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/2163.
The EU Notice says Mr Ovsyannikov may submit a request to the Council for a reconsideration of his designation, and may challenge the Council’s decision in the EU General Court. EU press release here, and UK OFSI Notice here.
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