BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Following are names and details of 13 people and two companies that became the latest targets of European Union sanctions on Monday, as part of the EU’s efforts to pressure Russia over Ukraine.
First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia. Responsible for overseeing the political integration of the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea into the Russian Federation.
Commander of the Russian Airborne Troops (the paratroopers). In his senior position holds responsibility for the deployment of Russian airborne forces in Crimea.
Chair of the Duma Constitutional Law Committee. Responsible for facilitating the adoption of legislation on the annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol into the Russian Federation.
Acting head of the Federal Migration Service office for Crimea. Responsible for the systematic and expedited issuance of Russian passports for the residents of Crimea.
Acting Head of the Federal Migration Service office for Sevastopol. Responsible for the systematic and expedited issuance of Russian passports for the residents of Crimea.
Self-declared mayor of Slaviansk. Ponomarev called on Vladimir Putin to send in Russian troops to protect the city and later asked him to supply weapons. The EU accuses Ponomarev’s men of involvement in kidnappings.
One of the leaders of self-proclaimed militia of Horlivka.
One of the leaders of armed forces of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic”.
Member of the Ukrainian parliament. Publicly called for the creation of the Federal Republic of Novorossia, composed of southeastern Ukrainian regions.
Head of the “Donetsk People’s Republic” Central Electoral Commission. Actively organized the May 11 referendum.
Head of the “Lugansk People’s Republic” Central Electoral Commission. Actively organized the May 11 referendum.
Prosecutor of Crimea.
Acting Prosecutor of Sevastopol.
Performs exploration and development of oil and gas deposits in the area of the Black and Azov Seas.
An oil supply company in Crimea.
Reporting by Justyna Pawlak; Editing by Robin Pomeroy