EU ADDS NAMES LINKED TO WAGNER GROUP TO LIBYA, RUSSIA AND SYRIA SANCTIONS LISTS

On 13 December, the EU announced that –

3 Russians connected to the Wagner Group have been added to the Russia sanctions list – see EU Regulation 2021/2193/EU

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2021.445.01.0004.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A445I%3ATOC

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2021.445.01.0014.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A445I%3ATOC

Another person connected to the Wagner Group, Aleksandr Sergeevich Kuznetsov, has been added to the Libya sanctions list: see EU Regulation 2021/2192/EU.

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2021.445.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A445I%3ATOC

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2021.445.01.0021.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A445I%3ATOC

2 individuals and 3 entities linked to the Wagner Group have been added to the Syria sanctions lists – see EU Regulation 2021/2194/EU

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2021.445.01.0007.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A445I%3ATOC

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2021.445.01.0023.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A445I%3ATOC

https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2021/12/13/eu-imposes-restrictive-measures-against-the-wagner-group

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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