“The Head of the Ministers Council” of Crimea annexed by Russia Serhy Aksyonov asked the District Administrative Court of Kyiv to cancel the decision of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) on the imposing of the sanctions against him as the press service of the court reported.
“The District Administrative Court of Kyiv received the lawsuit of Serhy Aksyonov against the National Security and Defense Council, the third party are President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine and the National Bank of Ukraine,” the message said.
Thus, Aksyonov asks to recognize the decision of the NSDC “On the imposing an lifting of the personal special and economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions) illegal and cancel it in the part of the including of Serhy Aksyonov to the list of persons against whom the sanctions are imposed.
At the moment, the court considers the issue of the opening of the criminal proceeding on this administrative case.
On May 14, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko introduced the decision of the NSDC on the imposing of the sanctions against Russia synchronized with the U.S. particularly, the sanctions against Aksyonov were imposed three years ago.
Aksyonov involved in the case with the number of the Crimean officials who are suspected in the crimes provided by the Criminal Code of Ukraine, particularly, commitment of the actions aiming for the forcible change or overthrow of the constitutional order or seizure of state power, attack on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine that led to the serious consequences, state treason and creation of the criminal organization.
Crimea was annexed by Russia by way of the illegal referendum that was held at the peninsula in March 2014. Earlier the Russian militaries that stayed there without any marking conquered all strategic military objects and building of the force and state bodies. The results of the referendum were not recognized by Ukraine and the world society. The number of the European and world countries, including Ukraine imposed the economic sanctions against Russia.