President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky put into effect the sanctions of the National Security and Defense Council against persons involved in the Russian elections in the annexed Crimea, as well as against representatives of courts and law enforcement agencies. Relevant decrees are published on the president's site.
The four decrees are accompanied by a lists of individuals (141 in total) and legal entities (49 in total) against whom sanctions have been imposed.
Thus, in particular, the following representatives of the judiciary involved in the illegal persecution of Crimean Tatars were included in the sanctions list:
- Oleksiy Kozyrev - member of the Judicial Board for Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Crimea;
- Anastasia Supriaga - Senior Prosecutor of the State Prosecution Department of the Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Crimea;
- Iryna Kagitina - Judge of the Kyiv District Court of Simferopol;
- Oleksiy Tykhopoi - Judge of the Kyiv District Court of Simferopol;
- Andrei Giba - head of the investigative department of the FSB of Russia in the Crimea and Sevastopol;
- Roman Saprunov is a judge of the North Caucasus District Military Court in Rostov-on-Don.
In addition, sanctions were applied against detention center №1 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in Crimea and Sevastopol, as well as six other legal entities registered in Crimea, Russia and Belarus.
Sanctions were also imposed on Sevastopol Governor Mikhail Razvozzhayev, Night Wolves biker club leader Oleksandr Zaldostanov (the Surgeon) and former CEC head of the so-called Donetsk People's Republic Roman Liahin. The list also includes Russian businessmen Alexander Shcheglov, Andrei, Sergei and Ivan Schneider, who control the supermarket chain MERE.
Sanctions include a blockade of assets in Ukraine and a three-year ban on entry.