Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Oleg Anatolievich CHERNYSHEV

Aliases

Олег Анатольевич ЧЕРНЫШЁВ; Алег Анатольевіч ЧАРНIШОЎ; Alieg Anatolevich CHARNYSHOU; Oleg Anatoljevitj TJERNYSJOV; Aleh Anatoljevitj TJARNYSJOU

Position

Former Deputy Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB); Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2022.046.01.0003.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2022%3A046%3ATOC

Official reason

In his former leadership position as Deputy Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB), he was responsible for the participation of the KGB in the repression and intimidation campaign in the wake of the 2020 presidential election, in particular arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment, including torture, of peaceful demonstrators and opposition memb...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2020-10-02)

Date of listing

2022-02-25

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