Fugitive oligarch Kurchenko put on Ukraine's sanctions list for first time

Source : 112 Ukraine

The sanctions against him imposed for three years
18:56, 24 May 2018

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he Ukrainian authorities have blocked the assets of businessman Serhy Kurchenko who is on the international wanted list as it is stated in the order of Ukraine's President #126/2018.

According to the order, the assets of Kurchenko will be blocked (his right to use and manage the property is temporarily restricted). Moreover, the measures to prevent the capital outflows from Ukraine will be assumed.

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Also, Kurchenko is banned from the participation in the privatization and rent of the state property. The number of the full or partial prohibitions for the transactions with the securities which issuers are persons included in the sanctions list will be applied against him.

Moreover, the issuance of the permissions and licenses of the NBU for investments abroad and placing of the currency at the assets and contributions is also banned.

The sanctions imposed for three years.

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It is the first time when Kurchenko is put on the sanctions list of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.

As we reported Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree that introduced the decision of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) on the targeted sanctions against persons and entities connected with the Russian aggression.

The sanctions are imposed for three years or indefinitely to individuals and legal entities which are involved in Russian aggression against Ukraine, preparing and conducting illegal voting in the occupied Crimea within the framework of the presidential elections, representatives of the Russian occupation administration in Crimea, militants of Russian armed groups in the occupied territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, etc. 

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Besides, sanctions were imposed on people who are involved in the information and cyber attacks against Ukraine, “ in unlawful actions against Ukrainian citizens which are illegally detained in Russia, on members of the State Duma and members of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, etc.

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