Last Updated: July 17, 2024

Olga Nikolaevna CHEMODANOVA


Ольга Николаевна ЧЕМОДАНОВА; Вольга Мікалаеўна ЧАМАДАНАВА; Volha Mikalaeuna CHAMADANAVA; Olga Nikolajevna TJEMODANOVA; Volha Mikalajeuna TJAMADANAVA


Former Press Secretary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus; Head of the Main Directorate for Ideology and Youth of the Minsk City Executive Committee



Reg. ID

MC1405076 (passport-National passport)

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Official reason

In her former position as the main media person of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus, Volha Chamadanava played a key role in distorting and deflecting the facts regarding violence against protesters, as well as in spreading false information about them. She threatened peaceful protesters and continuously justified violence against them. ...

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

Date of listing


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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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