Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions, 12238-12239 [2018-05600]

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[FR Doc. 2018–05591 Filed 3–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:08 Mar 19, 2018 Jkt 244001 See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for applicable date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel. 202–622–4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202–622–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions On March 15, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authority listed below. Individuals 1. AFANASYEV, Sergei (a.k.a. AFANASYEV, Sergey), Russia; DOB 16 May 1963; Gender Male (individual) [CAATSA—RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, Public Law 115–44, (CAATSA), for acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated under Section 224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA. 2. ALEXSEYEV, Vladimir Stepanovich; DOB 24 Apr 1961; Passport 100115154 (Russia); First Deputy Chief of GRU (individual) [CYBER2] [CAATSA—RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of CAATSA, for acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated under Section 224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA. 3. GIZUNOV, Sergey Aleksandrovich (a.k.a. GIZUNOV, Sergey); DOB 18 Oct 1956; Gender Male; Passport 4501712967 (Russia); Deputy Chief of GRU (individual) [CYBER2] [CAATSA— RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of CAATSA, for acting or PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated under Section 224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA. 4. KOROBOV, Igor Valentinovich (a.k.a. KOROBOV, Igor); DOB 03 Aug 1956; nationality Russia; Gender Male; Passport 100119726 (Russia); alt. Passport 100115101 (Russia); Chief of GRU (individual) [CYBER2] [CAATSA— RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of CAATSA, for acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated under Section 224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA. 5. KOSTYUKOV, Igor Olegovich (a.k.a. KOSTYUKOV, Igor); DOB 21 Feb 1961; Passport 100130896 (Russia); alt. Passport 100132253 (Russia); First Deputy Chief of GRU (individual) [CYBER2] [CAATSA—RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of CAATSA, for acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated under Section 224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA. 6. MOLCHANOV, Grigoriy Viktorovich; DOB 01 Jan 1956 to 31 Dec 1956; citizen Russia; Gender Male (individual) [CAATSA—RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of CAATSA, for acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated under Section 224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA. Entities 1. MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE (a.k.a. GLAVNOE RAZVEDYVATEL’NOE UPRAVLENIE (Cyrillic: UKFDYJT HFPDTLSDFNTKMYJT EGHFDKTYBT); a.k.a. GRU; a.k.a. MAIN DIRECTORATE OF THE GENERAL STAFF; a.k.a. MAIN INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT), Khoroshevskoye Shosse 76, Khodinka, Moscow, Russia; Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Frunzenskaya nab., 22/2, Moscow 119160, Russia [CYBER2] [CAATSA—RUSSIA]. Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA, for knowingly engaging in significant activities undermining cybersecurity against any person, including a democratic institution, or government on behalf of E:\FR\FM\20MRN1.SGM 20MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 54 / Tuesday, March 20, 2018 / Notices the Government of the Russian Federation. 2. FEDERAL SECURITY SERVICE (a.k.a. FEDERALNAYA SLUZHBA BEZOPASNOSTI; a.k.a. FSB), Ulitsa Kuznetskiy Most, Dom 22, Moscow 107031, Russia; Lubyanskaya Ploschad, Dom 2, Moscow 107031, Russia [CYBER2] [CAATSA—RUSSIA]. Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA, for knowingly engaging in significant activities undermining cybersecurity against any person, including a democratic institution, or government on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation. Dated: March 15, 2018. John E. Smith, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2018–05600 Filed 3–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for applicable date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel. 202–622–4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202–622–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:08 Mar 19, 2018 Jkt 244001 Notice of OFAC Actions On March 15, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authority listed below. Individuals 1. ASLANOV, Dzheykhun Nasimi Ogly (a.k.a. ASLANOV, Jay; a.k.a. ASLANOV, Jayhoon), Russia; DOB 01 Jan 1990; POB Azerbaijan; Gender Male (individual) [CYBER2] (Linked To: INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(C) of Executive Order 13694 of April 1, 2015, ‘‘Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities,’’ (E.O. 13694), as amended, for having acted for or on behalf of INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13694. Also designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(B) of E.O. 13694, as amended, for having materially assisted, sponsored or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods in services to or in support of, INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13694. 2. BOGACHEVA, Anna Vladislavovna, Russia; DOB 13 Mar 1988; Gender Female (individual) [CYBER2] (Linked To: INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(C) of E.O. 13694, as amended, for having acted for or on behalf of INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13694. Also designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(B) of E.O. 13694, as amended, for having materially assisted, sponsored or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods in services to or in support of, INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13694. 3. BOVDA, Maria Anatolyevna (a.k.a. BELYAEVA, Maria Anatolyevna), Russia; DOB 21 Feb 1986; Gender Female (individual) [CYBER2] (Linked To: INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(C) of E.O. 13694, as amended, for having acted for or on behalf of INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC, a PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12239 person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13694. Also designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(B) of E.O. 13694, as amended, for having materially assisted, sponsored or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods in services to or in support of, INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13694. 4. BOVDA, Robert Sergeyevich, Russia; DOB 27 Aug 1989; Gender Male (individual) [CYBER2] (Linked To: INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(C) of E.O. 13694, as amended, for having acted for or on behalf of INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13694. Also designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(B) of E.O. 13694, as amended, for having materially assisted, sponsored or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods in services to or in support of, INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13694. 5. BURCHIK, Mikhail Leonidovich (a.k.a. ABRAMOV, Mikhail), Russia; DOB 07 Jun 1986; Gender Male (individual) [CYBER2] (Linked To: INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(C) of E.O. 13694, as amended, for having acted for or on behalf of INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13694. Also designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(B) of E.O. 13694, as amended, for having materially assisted, sponsored or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods in services to or in support of, INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13694. 6. BYSTROV, Mikhail Ivanovich, Russia; DOB 21 Dec 1958; Gender Male (individual) [CYBER2] (Linked To: INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(C) of E.O. 13694, as amended, for having acted for or on behalf of INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY LLC, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13694. Also designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(B) of E.O. 13694, as amended, E:\FR\FM\20MRN1.SGM 20MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 54 (Tuesday, March 20, 2018)]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-05600]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have 
been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked 
Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable 
legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property 
subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. 
persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with 
them.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for applicable date.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global 
Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions 
Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for 
Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory 
Affairs, tel. 202-622-4855; or the Department of the Treasury's Office 
of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets 
Control), tel.: 202-622-2410.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Electronic Availability

    The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and 
additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available 
on OFAC's website (www.treasury.gov/ofac).

Notice of OFAC Actions

    On March 15, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and interests 
in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are 
blocked under the relevant sanctions authority listed below.

Individuals

    1. AFANASYEV, Sergei (a.k.a. AFANASYEV, Sergey), Russia; DOB 16 May 
1963; Gender Male (individual) [CAATSA--RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN 
INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE).
    Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of the Countering 
America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, Public Law 115-44, 
(CAATSA), for acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly 
or indirectly, the MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated 
under Section 224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA.
    2. ALEXSEYEV, Vladimir Stepanovich; DOB 24 Apr 1961; Passport 
100115154 (Russia); First Deputy Chief of GRU (individual) [CYBER2] 
[CAATSA--RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE).
    Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of CAATSA, for acting 
or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the 
MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated under Section 
224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA.
    3. GIZUNOV, Sergey Aleksandrovich (a.k.a. GIZUNOV, Sergey); DOB 18 
Oct 1956; Gender Male; Passport 4501712967 (Russia); Deputy Chief of 
GRU (individual) [CYBER2] [CAATSA--RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN 
INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE).
    Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of CAATSA, for acting 
or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the 
MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated under Section 
224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA.
    4. KOROBOV, Igor Valentinovich (a.k.a. KOROBOV, Igor); DOB 03 Aug 
1956; nationality Russia; Gender Male; Passport 100119726 (Russia); 
alt. Passport 100115101 (Russia); Chief of GRU (individual) [CYBER2] 
[CAATSA--RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE).
    Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of CAATSA, for acting 
or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the 
MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated under Section 
224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA.
    5. KOSTYUKOV, Igor Olegovich (a.k.a. KOSTYUKOV, Igor); DOB 21 Feb 
1961; Passport 100130896 (Russia); alt. Passport 100132253 (Russia); 
First Deputy Chief of GRU (individual) [CYBER2] [CAATSA--RUSSIA] 
(Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE).
    Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of CAATSA, for acting 
or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the 
MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated under Section 
224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA.
    6. MOLCHANOV, Grigoriy Viktorovich; DOB 01 Jan 1956 to 31 Dec 1956; 
citizen Russia; Gender Male (individual) [CAATSA--RUSSIA] (Linked To: 
MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE).
    Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(B) of CAATSA, for acting 
or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the 
MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, a person designated under Section 
224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA.

Entities

    1. MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE (a.k.a. GLAVNOE RAZVEDYVATEL'NOE 
UPRAVLENIE (Cyrillic: [Gcy][Lcy][Acy][Vcy][Ncy][Ocy][IEcy] 
[Rcy][Acy][Zcy][Vcy][IEcy][Dcy][Ycy][Vcy][Acy][Tcy][IEcy][Lcy][SOFTcy][N
cy][Ocy][IEcy] [Ucy][Pcy][Rcy][Acy][Vcy][Lcy][IEcy][Ncy][Icy][IEcy]); 
a.k.a. GRU; a.k.a. MAIN DIRECTORATE OF THE GENERAL STAFF; a.k.a. MAIN 
INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT), Khoroshevskoye Shosse 76, Khodinka, Moscow, 
Russia; Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Frunzenskaya 
nab., 22/2, Moscow 119160, Russia [CYBER2] [CAATSA--RUSSIA].
    Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA, for 
knowingly engaging in significant activities undermining cybersecurity 
against any person, including a democratic institution, or government 
on behalf of

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the Government of the Russian Federation.
    2. FEDERAL SECURITY SERVICE (a.k.a. FEDERALNAYA SLUZHBA 
BEZOPASNOSTI; a.k.a. FSB), Ulitsa Kuznetskiy Most, Dom 22, Moscow 
107031, Russia; Lubyanskaya Ploschad, Dom 2, Moscow 107031, Russia 
[CYBER2] [CAATSA--RUSSIA].
    Designated pursuant to section 224(a)(1)(A) of CAATSA, for 
knowingly engaging in significant activities undermining cybersecurity 
against any person, including a democratic institution, or government 
on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation.

    Dated: March 15, 2018.
John E. Smith,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2018-05600 Filed 3-19-18; 8:45 am]
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