EU puts governor of Sevastopol on sanctions list
The European Union added the “Governor” of Sevastopol, Dmitry Ovsyannikov to the sanctions list established by Resolution 269/2014 regarding “actions that undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.” This was reported in the journal of the European Union.
“Ovsyannikov was elected the Governor of Sevastopol after elections held on September 10, 2017, organized by Russia in illegally-annexed Sevastopol,” the journal explained as the reason for imposing this latest sanction.
Ovsyannikov was appointed acting governor as early as July 2016. “He worked to further integrate the illegally annexed Crimea into Russia,” the EU statement notes. According to the EU, …read more