Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Dmitry Valerievich UTKIN


Дмитрий Валерьевич Уткин; Dmitri Valerievich UTKIN; Dimitry Valerievich UTKIN; Dimitriy Valerievich UTKIN; Dmitrij Valerjevitj UTKIN; Dmitrij Valerievič UTKIN


Founder and commander of the Wagner Group


1970-06-11' '1970-06-01


Pskov, Russian Federation

Reg. ID

M-0209 (other-Other identification number) (Wagner Group ID)

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Official reason

Dimitriy Utkin, a former Russian military intelligence (GRU) officer, is the founder of the Wagner Group and responsible for coordinating and planning operations for the deployment of Wagner Group mercenaries across various countries. In his commanding position within the Wagner Group, he is responsible for serious human rights abuses committed by...

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(Date of UN designation: 2021-12-13)

Date of listing


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Restrictive measures against serious human rights violations and abuses



Target State

Human Rights


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

Sanctions Portfolio

- 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 (CFSP) 2020/1999

Official Information

On 9 December 2019, the Council welcomed the launch by the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of preparatory work to establish a horizontal EU sanctions regime against serious human rights violations and abuses. On 17 November 2020, the Council approved conclusions on the EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Demo...

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