||Sergey Yur’yevich GLAZYEV
||Presidential Adviser to President Putin. Publicly called for the annexation of Crimea.
||Andrei Aleksandrovich KLISHAS
||Member of the Federation Council and Chairman of its Committee on Constitutional Law. On 1 March 2014 Klishas publicly supported in the Federation Council the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.
||Valentina Ivanovna MATVIYENKO
||Speaker of the Federation Council. On 1 March 2014, she publicly supported in the Federation Council the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.
||Yelena Borisovna MIZULINA
||Head of the Family Affairs Committee in the State Duma. Originator and co-sponsor of legislative proposals in Russia that allow regions of other countries to join Russia without their central authorities’ agreement.
||Dmitry Olegovich ROGOZIN
||Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. Publicly called for the annexation of Crimea.
||Leonid Eduardovich SLUTSKIY
||State Duma Deputy and Chairman of the Commonwealth of Independent States Committee of the State Duma. Actively supported use of Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea.
||Vladislav Yur’yevich SURKOV
||Presidential Aide to President Putin. Organiser of the process in Crimea by which local Crimean communities were mobilised to stage actions undermining the Ukrainian authorities in Crimea.
||Aleksandr Viktorovich VITKO
||Commander of the Black Sea Fleet. Responsible for commanding Russian forces that have occupied Ukrainian sovereign territory.
||Serhiy Valeriyovich AKSYONOV
||Aksyonov was elected «Prime Minister of Crimea» in the Crimean parliament on 27 February 2014 in the presence of pro-Russian gunmen. He actively lobbied for the referendum of 16 March 2014.
||Volodomyr Andriyovych KONSTANTYNOV
||Chairman of the Crimean Parliament. Played a relevant role in the decisions taken by the parliament concerning the referendum against the territorial integrity of Ukraine and called on voters to cast votes in favour of Crimean Independence.
||Viktor Volodymyrovich MEDVEDCHUK
||Chairman of the Pro-Russian political organization Ukrainian Choice, a group which has tried to undermine democratic processes in Ukraine. Has provided support to former President Yanukovych.
||Viktor Fedorovych YANUKOVYCH
||Former Ukrainian President. Subject to criminal proceedings in Ukraine to investigate crimes in connection with the embezzlement of Ukrainian State funds and their illegal transfer outside Ukraine.
||Andrei Alexandrovich FURSENKO
||Aide to the President of the Russian Federation.A former Minister for Education and Science, Fursenko spoke in support of the integration of Crimea’s education system with that of Russia
||Sergei Borisovich IVANOV
||Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office. As such, responsible for setting Russia’s policy on Ukraine.
||Yuri Valentinovich KOVALCHUK
||Largest single shareholder in Bank Rossiya. Personal banker for senior officials including President Putin.
||Arkady Borisovich ROTENBERG
||Co-owner with Boris ROTENBERG of Stroygazmontazh Corporation (or SGM Group). Close financial associate of President Putin. Both have made billions of dollars in contracts from Gazprom and the Sochi Olympics awarded to them by Putin.
||Boris Borisovich ROTENBERG
||Co-owner with Arkady ROTENBERG of Stroygazmontazh Corporation (or SGM Group). Close financial associate of President Putin. Both have made billions of dollars in contracts from Gazprom and the Sochi Olympics awarded to them by Putin
||Gennady Nikolayevich TIMCHENKO
||One of the founders of Gunvor, one of the world’s largest independent commodity trading companies involved in the oil and energy markets. Timchenko’s activities in the energy sector have been directly linked to Putin, who has investments in Gunvor and might have access to Gunvor funds.
||First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office. Responsible for overseeing the political integration of Crimea into the Russian Federation.
||Vladimir Ivanovich YAKUNIN
||Chairman of the Board of state-owned Russian Railways. Close personal and financial associate of President Putin
||Oleg Yevgenyvich BELAVANTSEV
||Russia’s Presidential Envoy to Crimea. Non-permanent member of the Russian Security Council. Responsible for the implementation of the constitutional prerogatives of the Russian Head of State on the territory of the annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
||Evgeni Viktorovich BUSHMIN
||04/10/1958 или 10/10/1958
||Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council. On 1 March 2014 Bushmin publicly supported in the Federation Council the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.
||Vladimir Michailovich DZHABAROV
||First Deputy Chairman, Federation Council International Affairs Committee. Supported use of Russian armed forces in Ukraine.
||Alexei Alexeyevich GROMOV
||First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office; Member of the State Commission for the Socio-Economic Development of Crimea and Sevastopol
||Olga Fedorovna KOVITIDI
||Member of the Russian Federation Council representing Crimea. Former Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea.
||Dmitry Nikolayevich KOZAK
||Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. Responsible for overseeing the integration of the annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea into the Russian Federation. Deputy Head of the State Commission for the Socio-Economic Development of Crimea and Sevastopol.
||Vladimir Igorevich KOZHIN
||Head of Administration under the President of the Russian Federation during the annexation of Crimea. Moved to become Presidential adviser on military-technical cooperation.
||Sergei Mikhailovich MIRONOV
||Member of the Russian Duma. Initiator of the bill allowing the Russian Federation to admit in its composition, territories of a foreign country without the consent of that country or of an international treaty.
||Sergey Yevgenyevich NARYSHKIN
||Speaker of the Russian Duma. Member of the National Security Council and of the United Russia Party. Publicly supported the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine. Publicly supported the Russia-Crimea reunification treaty and the related federal constitutional law.
||Viktor Alekseevic OZEROV
||Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Security and Defence Committee. On 1 March 2014 Ozerov supported the use of the Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine.
||Oleg Evgenevich PANTELEEV
||First Deputy Chairman of the Russian Committee on Parliamentary Issues. On 1 March Panteleev publicly supported the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.
||Deputy of the State Duma. Chair of the Duma International Relations Committee. Source of many statements undermining Ukraine’s territorial integrity.
||Nikolai Ivanovich RYZHKOV
||Member of the Russian Federation Council Committee for Federal Issues, Regional Politics and the North. On 1 March 2014 Ryzhkov publicly supported in the Federation Council the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.
||Oleg Genrikhovich SAVELYEV
||Appointed Minister for Crimean Affairs in the Russian Government on 31 March. Working actively to integrate Crimea.
||Igor Dmitrievich SERGUN
||Lieutenant General, Head of Main Intelligence Directorate of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (GRU).Responsible for the activity of GRU officers in Eastern Ukraine.
||Aleksandr Borisovich TOTOONOV
||Member of Russian Federation Council Committee on Culture, Science, Information. On 1 March Totoonov publicly supported the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.
||Sergei Vladimirovich ZHELEZNYAK
||Deputy Speaker of the Russian State Duma. Actively supported the use of Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea.
||Aleksei Mikhailovich CHALIY
||Became «Mayor of Sevastopol» by popular acclamation on 23 February 2014 and accepted this «vote» into office. He actively campaigned for Sevastopol to become a separate entity of Russia.
||Игорь Стрелков (Игорь Гиркин)
||Igor Vsevolodovich GIRKIN
||A suspected military employee of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (GRU); leader of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic.
||Mikhail Grigorevich MALYSHEV
||Chairman of the Crimea Electoral Commission. Responsible for administering the Crimean referendum.
||Valery Kirillovich MEDVEDEV
||Chair of the Sevastopol Electoral Commission. Responsible for administering the Crimean referendum.
||Vyacheslav Vladimirovich PONOMARYOV
||Self-proclaimed «People’s Mayor» of Slovyansk. Responsible for capture of OSCE observers.
||Denis Vladimirovich PUSHILIN
||Self-proclaimed spokesman of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic.
||Rustam Ilmirovich TEMIRGALIEV
||Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Crimea; Crimean Deputy Prime Minister. Played a relevant role in the decisions taken by the Crimean Parliament concerning the referendum against the territorial integrity of Ukraine. He lobbied actively for integration of Crimea into the Russian Federation.
||Sergey Pavlovych TSEKOV
||28/03/1953 or 28/09/1953
||Vice Speaker of the Crimean Parliament. Tsekov initiated, together with Sergey Aksyonov, the unlawful dismissal of the government of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
||Yuriy Gennadyevich ZHEREBTSOV
||Counsellor of the Speaker of the Parliament of Crimea. One of the leading organisers of the 16 March 2014 Crimean «referendum» against Ukraine’s territorial integrity.
||Pyotr Anatoliyovych ZIMA
||Head of Crimean SBU (Security Service of Ukraine). Has given relevant information to the Russian Intelligence Service. Played a role in preventing Ukraine’s authorities from controlling the territory of Crimea.
||Aleksandr Viktorovich GALKIN
||Commander of Russia’s Southern Military District (SMD). SMD forces are deployed in Crimea. Responsible for part of the Russian military presence in Crimea. Additionally, the Black Sea Fleet falls within the District’s control.
||Anatoliy Alekseevich SIDOROV
||Commander of Russia’s Western Military District, units of which are deployed in Crimea. Responsible for part of the Russian military presence in Crimea.
||Deniz Valentinovich BEREZOVSKIY
||Former Commander of Ukrainian Navy, who switched sides to support Russia.