The EU has amended the reasons for which 17 individuals and two entities are designated under Council Regulation (EU) No. 269/2014, which imposes an asset freeze on persons deemed to be undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. The individuals are designated on account of positions that they hold or actions that they have committed. The entities are designated because they are controlled by the ‘Parliament of Crimea’, a body not recognised by the EU.
The individuals are Vladimir Andreevich Konstantinov, Pyotr Anatolyevich Zima, Yuriy Gennadyevich Zherebtsov, Anatoliy Alekseevich Sidorov, Aleksandr Viktorovich Galkin, Mikhail Grigoryevich Malyshev, Valery Kirillovich Medvedev, LTL. Gen. Igor Nikolaevich Turchenyuk, Elena Borisovna Mizulina, Valeriy Dmitrievich Bolotov, Andriy Yevgenevich Purgin, Sergey Gennadevich Tsyplakov, Igor Vsevolodovich Girkin, Viacheslav Ponomariov, Igor Mykolaiovych Bezler, Oleg Tsariov and Roman Lyagin. The two entities are PJSC Chernomorneftegaz and Feodosia.