Last Updated: February 25, 2024

Petr Olegovich AVEN

Aliases

Пëтр Олегович АВЕН; Pjotr Olegovitj AVEN; Piotr AVEN; Пьотр Авен; Pjotr Aven

Position

Leading businessperson close to Vladimir Putin. One of the main shareholders of the Alfa Group

DoB

1955-03-16

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32023R1765

Official reason

Petr Aven is one of Vladimir Putin’s closest oligarchs. He is an important shareholder of the Alfa Group, which includes one of major Russian banks, Alfa Bank. He is one of approximately 50 wealthy Russian businessmen who regularly meet with Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin. He does not operate independently of the President’s demands. His friendship ...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2022-02-28)

Date of listing

2023-09-14

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

- Restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol (Crimea) - Restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine (Territorial integrity) - Misappropriation of state funds of Ukraine (MSF) - Restrictive measures in response to the...

Regime

EU country specific, EU MSF

Target State

The Russian Federation, Ukraine, Crimea

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 2014/145/CFSP.

Official Information

Program: Restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol (Crimea) On 6 March 2014, the Heads of State or Government of the EU countries strongly condemned the unprovoked violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity by Russia. At its meeting on 20-21 March 2014, the European Council strongly conde...

Program URL

- https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02014D0386-20220622 - https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02014D0145-20230915 - https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02014D0119-20230304 - https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02022D0266-20230222