EU adds Governor of Sevastopol to Ukraine sanctions

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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