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Aleksandr Mikhailovich RIDETSKIY


Александр Михайлович РИДЕЦКИЙ; Аляксандр Міхайлавіч РЫДЗЕЦКI; Aliaksandr Mikhailavich RYDZETSKI; Aleksandr Michajlovitj RIDETSKIJ; Aljaksandr Michajlavitj RYDZETSKI


Former Head of the \nOktyabrskiy District Police \nDepartment of Minsk, \nHead of the Directorate of \ninternal security of the \nState Forensic \nExamination Committee



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In his former position as the Head of the Oktyabrsky District Police Department of Minsk, Aliandsandr Rydzetski was responsible for the inhuman and degrading treatment, including torture, inflicted by his subordinates on citizens detained in that district in the wake of the 2020 presidential election. He is therefore responsible for serious violat...

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

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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

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- 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.

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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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