Last Updated: May 21, 2024

Natalia Ivanovna KOCHANOVA

Aliases

Наталья Ивановна КОЧАНОВА; Наталля Iванаўна КАЧАНАВА; Natallia Ivanauna KACHANAVA; Natalja Ivanovna KOTJANOVA; Natallja Ivanauna KATJANAVA

Position

Chair of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus

DoB

1960-09-25

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

In her current leadership position as Chair of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus, she is responsible for supporting the decisions of the President in the field of domestic policy. She is also responsible for organising the fraudulent elections that took place on 9 August 2020. She made public statements defending the b...

Other Information

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

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