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BRUSSELS, July 26. /ITAR-TASS/. Director of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) Alexander Bortnikov, Director of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) Mikhail Fradkov and President of Russian North Caucasian Republic of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov were put on the EU sanction list against Russia and Ukraine, the EU official journal said on Saturday.
The EU official journal has made public the July 24 EU Council’s decision expanding current ‘blacklist’ by 15 people, 18 companies and organisations.
The EU sanction list also included Chairman of Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, Deputy Chairman of Russian Security Council Rashid Nurgaliyev, member of Russian Security Council Boris Gryzlov, chief of 5th Federal Security Service Directorate Sergei Beseda, lawmaker of Russia’s parliament lower house State Duma Mikhail Degtyarev, Governor of Russia’s southern Krasnodar Territory Alexander Tkachev, chief of the mobilisation department of the Defence Ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic Pavel Gubarev and his wife Yekaterina Gubareva, high-ranking officer in the command of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) military forces Fyodor Berezin, the president of the self-proclaimed Republic of Novorossia, a confederative state of the Union of Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, Valery Kaurov, Novorossia militia commanders Sergei Zdrylyuk and Alexander Antyufeyev.
Nine companies and nine [state-run and public] organisations, including authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic and the Lugansk People’s Republic (LNR) and Russian seaports of Sevastopol and Kerch are placed on the EU sanction list.
Now EU sanctions are imposed on 87 individuals and 20 legal entities. All of them are banned from entering Ukraine until November and if their assets are found in European banks they will be frozen, European businesses are banned from dealing with legal entities on the sanction list.