Last Updated: May 21, 2024

Alexandr Grigorievich LUKASHENKO

Aliases

Александр Григорьевич ЛУКАШЕНКО; Аляксандр Рыгоравіч ЛУКАШЭНКА; Aliaksandr Ryhoravich LUKASHENKA; Aleksandr Grigorjevitj LUKASJENKO; Aljaksandr Ryhoravitj LUKASJENKA; Alexander Grigorievich LUKASHENKO

Position

President of the Republic of Belarus

DoB

1954-08-30

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2021.068.01.0029.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A068%3ATOC

Official reason

As President of Belarus with authority over State bodies, he is responsible for the violent repression by the State apparatus carried out before and after the 2020 presidential election, in particular the dismissal of key opposition candidates, arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of peaceful demonstrators as well as intimidation and violence agains...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2020-11-06)

Date of listing

2021-02-26

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

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

Regime

EU country specific

Target State

Belarus

Measures

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...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02012D0642-20220604