The National Security and Defense Council imposed sanctions against judges of the Russian Federation in the Crimea and the leader of “DNR” Pushylin

In addition, sanctions have been imposed on Russia’s generals and intelligence services.The National Security and Defense Council imposed sanctions due to persecution of Crimeans / UNIAN photoThe National Security and Defense Council imposed sanctions due to persecution of Crimeans / UNIAN photo

The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine has imposed sanctions against “judges” and “officials” involved in the persecution of citizens in the occupied Crimea.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Alexei Danilov stated this at a briefing after today’s meeting of the Security Council.

“In this decision, the National Security and Defense Council has representatives who are in the occupied territory of Crimea. These are the” judges “who illegally judge the citizens of Ukraine, the generals and intelligence services of the Russian Federation, the media registered in the Crimea and the temporarily occupied Donetsk and Luhansk regions.” , – he told.

According to Danilov, the list of people and the media against whom sanctions have been imposed is quite large and will be available after the presidential decree.

Also today, the National Security and Defense Council imposed sanctions on DNR leader Denis Pushylin , who registers media in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

“In addition, additional sanctions have been imposed on those Russian sites against which we have already imposed sanctions, but they open up new resources, so these resources are also subject to sanctions,” the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council explained.

Sanctions for persecution in the occupied Crimea: details

As UNIAN reported, on August 18, the Cabinet of Ministers approved two packages of sanctions against Russian judges and officials involved in the persecution of civilians in the occupied Crimea.

By the first order, the government proposed that the National Security and Defense Council apply sanctions to 18 individuals – judges of the Russian Federation and other employees of its occupation administration responsible for persecuting the PCU community in Crimea. In particular, the illegal alienation of the premises of the Cathedral of the Holy Apostles Prince Vladimir and Princess Olga in the city of Simferopol, other religious buildings, damage to church property, persecution of the community.

The second is to apply sanctions to 52 individuals – heads of structural subdivisions of occupation administrations, judges, security officers and other citizens of the Russian Federation, directly involved in the organization of the occupation system of justice and illegal persecution of civilians in the temporarily occupied territory of the Crimean peninsula.

The sanctions were proposed to be applied for a period of 5 years.

(C)UNIAN 2021

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