Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Maxim Viktorovich BUTRANETS


Максим Викторович БУТРАНЕЦ; Максiм Вiктаравiч БУТРАНЕЦ; Maksim Viktaravich BUTRANETS; Maksim Viktorovitj BUTRANETS; Maksim Viktaravitj BUTRANETS; Maxim Butranec; Maksim Butraněc


Head of the Brest Border Group, \nformer Head of the Smorgon Border Group, Military Unit 2044 (appointed in March 2018), \nState Border Delegate



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In his position as Head of the Smorgon Border Group, Maksim Butranets is responsible for actions of border guards under his command. The deliberate failure of the Smorgon Border Group to carry out its duties properly facilitates attempts by migrants to cross the border with Union Member States. Maksim Butranets also stated that the number of migran...

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(Date of UN designation: 2021-12-02)

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Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Belarus and the involvement of Belarus in the Russian aggression against Ukraine


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Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

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- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of Council Decision 2012/642/CFSP.

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The Council of the EU first adopted restrictive measures against certain officials of Belarus on 24 September 2004. Targeted measures were imposed against persons who are considered by the Pourgourides Report to be key actors in the unresolved disappearances of four well-known persons in Belarus in 1999-2000. Additional listings were introduced fol...

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