Last Updated: November 26, 2023
Олег Михайлович СОТНИКОВ
Human intelligence support officer of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (GU/GRU)
Moscow, Russian Federation
120018866 (passport-National passport) (issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation valid from 2017-04-17 to 2022-04-17)
Oleg Sotnikov took part in an attempted cyber-attack with a potentially significant effect against the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), in the Netherlands. As a human intelligence support officer of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (GU/GRU), Oleg Sotnikov was part o...
(Designation details: 30.7.2020)
Date of listing
Restrictive measures against cyber-attacks threatening the Union or its Member States
Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission
- 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) 2019/797.
Through the adoption of the “Cyber Diplomacy Toolbox” on 19 June 2017, the Council stressed the growing need to protect the integrity and security of the EU, its Member States and their citizens against cyber threats and malicious cyber activities. At the European Council on 18 October 2018, Member States called for the introduction of a new EU san...