Businesses and assets of Ukrainian politicians and oligarchs abroad

THE NETHERLANDS: freeze of assets

Date: March 6, 2014 Description: “Department of Justice in the Netherlands seized ” several hundred million ” to suspect Ukrainian assets” – reports Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands. It is money that is linked to the people who...

USA: visa restrictions

Date: March 6, 2014 Description: State Department enforced visa restrictions on a number of officials in charge of endangering the territorial integrity of Ukraine, in particular against the Crimean officials. Source:...

LITHUANIA: visa ban

Date: March 4, 2014 Description: “Lithuania banned the entry into its territory of Viktor Yanukovych and a 17-year members of the former Ukrainian government suspected of human rights abuses, violence and force against protesters” – as reported by Minister of...

LATVIA: visa ban, freeze of assets

Date: March 3, 2014 Description: “Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkevichs the events in Ukraine indefinitely included 18 persons to the list of foreigners who are prohibited from entering the Republic of Latvia” – Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars...

USA: visa ban

Date: February 20, 2014 Description: U.S. imposes visa ban on 20 Ukrainian officials “responsible for violence in the country” as further sanctions are threatened. In particular, the following statement was made by a senior U.S. State Department. The list...

AUSTRIA: freeze of assets for 18 Ukrainians

Date: February 28, 2014 Description: Austria published the names of 18 Ukrainians subject to an asset freeze requested by Ukraine’s new government. The neutral Alpine republic announced on Friday it would block any bank accounts it found of people on the list,...

LIECHTENSTEIN: freezing assets of 20 Ukrainians

Date: February 28, 2014 Description: Liechtenstein will freeze the assets of 20 members of the former Ukrainian government including Yanukovich, and associates of the ousted president, a senior Liechtenstein government source said. The list was same as that published...

SWITZERLAND: freezing assets of 20 Ukrainians

Date: February 27, 2014 Description: The Swiss government ordered the freezing of the assets of 20 Ukrainians, including ousted president Viktor Yanukovich and his son Oleksander, Switzerland’s financial markets authority FINMA said in a statement on Friday. The...

EUROPEAN UNION: visa ban

Date: February 20, 2014 Description: EU imposed a ban on entry for those responsible for violence in Ukraine. Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/21/world/europe/Ukraine-Crisis-Diplomacy.html

CANADA: expanded sanctions

Date: February 21, 2014 Description: After the shooting of protesters Canada expanded sanctions against officials of the government of Ukraine. Travel and economic sanctions on senior government officials and supporters that Ottawa says “bear political responsibility”...