Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Pavel Nikolaevich LIOHKI


Павел Николаевич ЛЁГКИЙ; Павел Мікалаевіч ЛЁГКI; Pavel Mikalaevich LIOHKI; Pavel Nikolajevitj LJOGKIJ; Pavel Mikalajevitj LJOHKI


minister counsellor at the Belarusian embassy in Moscow, Russia, Former First Deputy Minister of Information



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Official reason

In his leadership position as First Deputy Minister of Information, he is responsible for the repression of civil society, and in particular the Ministry of Information decision to cut off access to independent websites and limit internet access in Belarus in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, as a tool of repression of civil society, peac...

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(Date of UN designation: 2020-12-17)

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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

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 2012/642/CFSP.

Official Information

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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