Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Igor Olegovich KOSTYUKOV

Aliases

Игорь Олегович КОСТЮКОВ; Igor Kostyukow; Igor Olegovič Kosťukov; Igor Olegovitj KOSTJUKOV; Igor Kosťukov

Position

Current Head of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (GU/GRU). where he previously served as First Deputy Head.

DoB

1961-02-21

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:L_202401390

Official reason

Igor Kostyukov is the current Head of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (GU/GRU), where he previously served as First Deputy Head. One of the units under his command is the 85th Main Centre for Special Services (GTsSS), also known as ‘military unit 26165’ (industry nicknames: ‘APT28’, ‘Fancy Bea...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2020-10-22)

Date of listing

2024-05-17

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures against cyber-attacks threatening the Union or its Member States

Regime

EU-horizontal

Target State

Cyber-attacks

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(CFSP) 2019/797.

Official Information

Through the adoption of the “Cyber Diplomacy Toolbox” on 19 June 2017, the Council stressed the growing need to protect the integrity and security of the EU, its Member States and their citizens against cyber threats and malicious cyber activities. At the European Council on 18 October 2018, Member States called for the introduction of a new EU san...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02019D0797-20230517