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Sanctions Against Lyubov Prigozhina, Wife Of Killed Yevgeny Prigozhin 2022

Who is Yevgeny Prigozhin's wife Lyubov Prigozhina and Sanctions Imposed On Her.

Lyubov Prigozhina has been sanctioned as she is a member of the Federation Council who ratified the government decisions of the ‘Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Russian Federation and the Donetsk People’s Republic and between the Russian Federation and the Luhansk People’s Republic’.

Lyubpv Prigozhina is a pharmacist and businesswoman. She owns a network of boutique stores known as the Chocolate Museum in Saint Petersburg. Back in 2012, she started the Crystal Spa & Lounge, which is a day spa, which won a third place award in 2013 for the Perfect Urban Day Spa. She has gone on to open a number of spas and wellness centres.

Chocolate Museum of Lyubov Prigozhina in Saint Petersburg
Chocolate Museum of Lyubov Prigozhina in Saint Petersburg

Lyubov Valentinovna Prigozhina [ Lyubov Prigozhina ] has been sanctioned by US, UK, European Union, Japan, Ukraine, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and Australia.

US Treasury Sanctions Imposed on Lyubov Prigozhina

On March 3, 2022, US Treasury said that Prigozhin’s family facilitates the activities of his enterprise, which benefits from his favored status within Russia’s elite. Lyubov Prigozhina (Lyubov) is Prigozhin’s wife, and Polina Prigozhina (Polina) and Pavel Prigozhin (Pavel) are Prigozhin’s daughter and son, respectively. Lyubov, Polina, and Pavel play various roles in Prigozhin’s business enterprise. 

Today, OFAC is designating Prigozhin again pursuant to E.O. 14024 and the RuHSR for being responsible for or complicit in, or for having directly or indirectly engaged or attempted to engage in interference in a United States or other foreign government election for or on behalf of, or for the benefit of, directly or indirectly, the GoR. Lyubov, Polina, and Pavel are each being designated pursuant to E.O. 14024 and the RuHSR for being the spouse or adult child of Prigozhin, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 14024.

Pavel also controls three companies, Lakhta Park, OOOLakhta Park Premium, OOOand Lakhta Plaza, OOO. These three companies are being designated pursuant to E.O. 14024 for being owned or controlled by, or for having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, Pavel, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 14024. The EU, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia have also designated Prigozhin.The EU and Canada have also designated Lyubov, and Canada has designated Polina and Pavel.

The actions above were taken pursuant to E.O. 14024 and the RuHSR, which authorizes sanctions against Russia for its harmful foreign activities, including violating well-established principles of international law such as respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of other states.

Financial Sanctions Notice Against Lyubov Prigozhina

On 21 March 2023 the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office updated the UK Sanctions List on GOV.UK. This list provides details of those designated under regulations made under the Sanctions Act. In the list of 1550 individuals, PRIGOZHINA, Lyubov Valentinova (Group ID: 14652) is listed at 1061.

EU Sanctions Imposed on Lyubov Prigozhina

On 23 February 2022 , Sanctions described in EU notifications mentions ” Lyubov Valentinovna Prigozhina is the spouse of Yevgeny Prigozhin and owner of Agat LLC, a subsidiary of Concord Management and Consulting LLC, which belongs to the Concord group, founded and owned until 2019 by her husband. She is associated with Yevgeny Prigozhin, who is responsible for the deployment of Wagner Group mercenaries in Ukraine and for benefitting from large public contracts with the Russian Ministry of Defence following the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia and occupation of Eastern Ukraine by Russia-backed separatists.

She has therefore supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. “

Canada Sanctions on Lyubov Valentinovna Prigozhina

On February 24, 2022 , Canada imposed sanctions on 31 individuals and close associates of the Regime. Lyubov Valentinovna Prigozhina was identified as key members of President Putin’s inner circle, close contacts and family members of some individuals already sanctioned by Canada. These individuals were sanctioned in order to put further pressure on Russia’s leadership.

  1. Yevgeny Viktorovich PRIGOZHIN
  2. Lyubov Valentinova PRIGOZHINA
  3. Polina Evgenievna PRIGOZHINA
  4. Pavel Evgenyevich PRIGOZHIN
  5. Kirill Alexandrovich DMITRIEV
  6. Andrey Sergeevich PUCHKOV
  7. Yuri Alekseyevich SOLOVYOV
  8. Herman Oskarovich GREF
  9. Aleksandr Aleksandrovich VEDYAKHIN
  10. Lev Aronovich KHASIS
  11. Ivan Igorevich SECHIN
  12. Andrey Nikolaevich PATRUSHEV
  13. Sergei Sergeivich IVANOV
  14. Denis Aleksandrovich BORTNIKOV
  15. Vladimir KIRIYENKO
  16. Liliya Arkadyevna ROTENBERG
  17. Pavel Arkadyevich ROTENBERG
  18. Boris Borisovich ROTENBERG
  19. Roman Borisovich ROTENBERG
  20. Nikolai Petrovich TOKAREV
  21. Dmitriy UTKIN
  22. Karina ROTENBERG
  23. Stanislav Sergeevich CHEMEZOV
  24. Ekaterina Sergeevna IGNATOVA
  25. Anastasiya Mikhailovna IGNATOVA
  26. Galina TOKAREVA
  27. Maya Nikolaevna BOLOTOVA
  28. Galina ULYUTINA
  29. Igor SHUVALOV
  30. Petr Mikhailovich FRADKOV
  31. Yury Borisovich SLYUSAR

FAQs on Lyubov Prigozhina

1. Who is Lyubov Prigozhina?

Lyubov Prigozhina, born on June 26, 1970, is a Russian businesswoman and pharmacist. She is recognized for her association with Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Russian mercenary leader and oligarch, who led the Wagner Group private military company.

2. What is Lyubov Prigozhina’s background?

Lyubov Prigozhina’s background includes her role as a Russian businesswoman and pharmacist. She gained public attention through her marriage to Yevgeny Prigozhin, and together they have children named Pavel and Polina.

3. How many children does Lyubov Prigozhina have?

Lyubov Prigozhina has three children with her late husband, mercenary warlord Yevgeny Prigozhin. Their daughters Polina and Veronika have both competed in international equestrian events. Prigozhin’s son Pavel, who is believed to be in his late 20s, served with Wagner troops in Syria.

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