Last Updated: July 8, 2024

Leonid Nikolaevich CHURO

Aliases

Леонид Николаевич ЧУРО; Леанiд Мiкалаевiч ЧУРО; Leanid Mikalaevich CHURO; Leonid Nikolajevitj TJURO; Leanid Mikalajevitj TJURO; Leanid Čuro; Leanid Tšuro

Position

Chairman of the Republican Chess Federation – Public Association “Belarusian Chess Federation”, \nformer Director General of BELAERONAVIGATSIA State-Owned Enterprise

Nationality

Belarus

DoB

1956-07-08

Reg. ID

['3080756A068PB5 (other-Other identification number) (Personal identification)' 'P4289481 (passport-National passport) ']

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:L_202400768

Official reason

In his position as Director General of the BELAERONAVIGATSIA State-Owned Enterprise, Leanid Churo is responsible for Belarusian air traffic control. He therefore bears responsibility for diverting passenger flight FR4978 to Minsk airport without proper justification on 23 May 2021. This politically motivated decision was aimed at arresting and deta...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2021-06-21)

Date of listing

2024-02-27

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