Issuance of Cyber-related General License and related FAQs; Cyber-related Designations Updates; Yemen-related Designations; Ukraine-/Russia-related Designations; Non-Proliferation Designations and Designations Updates

Release date
03/02/2021
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Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing Cyber-related General License 1B "Authorizing Certain Transactions with the Federal Security Service" and amending three related Frequently Asked Questions (501, 502, 503).  In addition, OFAC has updated its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List:

SPECIALLY DESIGNATED NATIONALS LIST UPDATE

The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List: 

AL-HAMZI, Ahmad (Arabic: أحمد الحمزي) (a.k.a. AL-HAMZI, Ahmad 'Ali; a.k.a. AL-HAMZI, Ahmad 'Ali Ahsan; a.k.a. AL-HAMZI, Ahmed Ali; a.k.a. "AL-HAMZI, Muti'"), Yemen; DOB 1985; POB Sanaa al-Hamzat, Yemen; nationality Yemen; Gender Male; Commander of the Houthi Air Force (individual) [YEMEN]. 
 
AL-SA'ADI, Mansur (a.k.a. AL SAADI, Mansoor Ahmed; a.k.a. AL-SA'ADI, Mansur Ahmad; a.k.a. "Abu Sajjad"), Yemen; DOB 1988; nationality Yemen; Gender Male; Houthi Commander of Yemen's Naval and Coastal Defense Forces (individual) [YEMEN]. 
 
BORTNIKOV, Aleksandr Vasilievich (Cyrillic: БОРТНИКОВ, Александр Васильевич), Moscow, Russia; DOB 15 Nov 1951; POB Perm, Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [NPWMD] [UKRAINE-EO13661] (Linked To: FEDERAL SECURITY SERVICE). 
 
KALASHNIKOV, Alexander Petrovich (Cyrillic: КАЛАШНИКОВ, Александр Петрович) (a.k.a. KALASHNIKOV, Aleksandr (Cyrillic: КАЛАШНИКОВ, Александр)), Russia; DOB 27 Jan 1964; POB Tatarsk, Novosibirsk Region, Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [UKRAINE-EO13661]. 
 
KIRIYENKO, Sergei Vladilenovich (Cyrillic: КИРИЕНКО, Сергей Владиленович), Moscow, Russia; DOB 26 Jul 1962; POB Sukhumi, Georgia; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [UKRAINE-EO13661]. 
 
KRASNOV, Igor Victorovich (Cyrillic: КРАСНОВ, Игорь Викторович) (a.k.a. KRASNOV, Igor (Cyrillic: КРАСНОВ, Игорь); a.k.a. KRASNOV, Igor Viktorovich), 6-3 Michurinsky Prospekt, Moscow, Russia; DOB 24 Dec 1975; POB Arkhangelsk, Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [UKRAINE-EO13661]. 
 
KRIVORUCHKO, Aleksei Yurievich (Cyrillic: КРИВОРУЧКО, Алексей Юрьевич), Russia; DOB 17 Jul 1975; POB Stavropol, Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [UKRAINE-EO13661]. 
 
POPOV, Pavel Anatolievich (Cyrillic: ПОПОВ, Павел Анатольевич), Russia; DOB 01 Jan 1957; POB Krasnoyarsk, Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [UKRAINE-EO13661]. 
 
YARIN, Andrei Veniaminovich (Cyrillic: ЯРИН, Aндрей Вениаминович), Moscow, Russia; DOB 13 Feb 1970; POB Nizhny Tagil, Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [UKRAINE-EO13661]. 

The following entities have been added to OFAC's SDN List: 

27TH SCIENTIFIC CENTER (a.k.a. "27TH NTS"), Brigadirskiy Pereulok 13, Moscow 105005, Russia [NPWMD]. 
 
33RD SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND TESTING INSTITUTE (a.k.a. "33RD TSNIII"), 1 Ulitsa Krasnoznamennaya, Volsk-18/ Shikhany, Saratov Oblast, Russia [NPWMD]. 
 
STATE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY AND TECHNOLOGY (a.k.a. GOSNIIOKHT), Shosse Entuziastov 23, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia [NPWMD].

The following changes have been made to OFAC's SDN List: 

CHEPIGA, Anatoliy Vladimirovich (a.k.a. BOSHIROV, Ruslan), Moscow, Russia; DOB 05 Apr 1979; alt. DOB 12 Apr 1978; POB Nikolaevka, Amur Oblast, Russia; alt. POB Dushanbe, Tajikistan; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [CAATSA - RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). -to- CHEPIGA, Anatoliy Vladimirovich (a.k.a. BOSHIROV, Ruslan), Moscow, Russia; DOB 05 Apr 1979; alt. DOB 12 Apr 1978; POB Nikolaevka, Amur Oblast, Russia; alt. POB Dushanbe, Tajikistan; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [NPWMD] [CAATSA - RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
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]. -to- 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 [NPWMD] [CYBER2] [CAATSA - RUSSIA]. 
 
MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE (a.k.a. GLAVNOE RAZVEDYVATEL'NOE UPRAVLENIE (Cyrillic: ГЛАВНОЕ РАЗВЕДЫВАТЕЛЬНОЕ УПРАВЛЕНИЕ); 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]. -to- MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE (a.k.a. GLAVNOE RAZVEDYVATEL'NOE UPRAVLENIE (Cyrillic: ГЛАВНОЕ РАЗВЕДЫВАТЕЛЬНОЕ УПРАВЛЕНИЕ); 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 [NPWMD] [CYBER2] [CAATSA - RUSSIA]. 
 
MISHKIN, Alexander Yevgeniyevich (a.k.a. PETROV, Alexander), Moscow, Russia; DOB 13 Jul 1979; POB Loyga, Russia; alt. POB Kotlas, Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [CAATSA - RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). -to- MISHKIN, Alexander Yevgeniyevich (a.k.a. PETROV, Alexander), Moscow, Russia; DOB 13 Jul 1979; POB Loyga, Russia; alt. POB Kotlas, Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male (individual) [NPWMD] [CAATSA - RUSSIA] (Linked To: MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE).