The European Union imposed sanctions on the head of the Federal Prison Service and Navalny’s guards

The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia. The head of the Federal Prison Service (FSIN) Arkady Gostev and his deputy were placed under restrictions Alexei Girychev.

The blacklist also includes Dmitry Nozhkin, head of IK-6 in the Vladimir region, and four of his deputies: Yuri Fomin, Danila Siniuchin, Anatoly Gorshkov and Dmitry Makorin. With them The EU imposed restrictions on colony officer Mikhail Neimovich. Oppositionist Alexei Navalny is serving a nine-year term in IK-6.

In addition, FSB officer Aleksander Samofal was punished. In April, the UK placed him on the block list, declaring his involvement in the arrest of the opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza.

In addition, EU sanctions have been imposed on metropolitan officials: Moscow’s deputy mayor Natalia Sergunina and the head of the IT department Eduard Lysenko. The department itself was also blacklisted The Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Moscow, together with its head Oleg Baranov, JSC Electronic Moscow, Tevian and Ntechlab. The latter two are developing a facial recognition system and helping law enforcement identifying protesters and men hiding from the mobilization.

The European Union has stressed that citizens and services that have been sanctioned are involved in taking politically motivated court decisions, as well as in surveillance and mass arrests.

Previously, supporters of Alexei Navalny published a video about IK-6 employees, with the participation of which the politician has already been imprisoned 16 times. The video shows that the head of the colony, Colonel Nozhkin, receives news from Moscow and organizes meetings on “how to make the life of Putin’s main enemy worse.” And lieutenant Neimovich “follows every step” of Navalny and “spends all his time writing down his misdeeds” to place the oppositionist in a penal cell under these pretexts.


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