Error: Policy forbids issuing for name

Can not generate certificate for one domain ( and its subdomains (, etc).
Could you help to resolve this problem?

I run ./certbot-auto certonly --authenticator manual
Creating virtual environment…
Installing Python packages…
Installation succeeded.
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log
Plugins selected: Authenticator manual, Installer None
Please enter in your domain name(s) (comma and/or space separated) (Enter 'c’
to cancel):
Obtaining a new certificate
An unexpected error occurred:
Error creating new authz :: Policy forbids issuing for name
Please see the logfiles in /var/log/letsencrypt for more details.

in letsencrypt.log I see

“type”: “urn:acme:error:rejectedIdentifier”,
“detail”: “Error creating new authz :: Policy forbids issuing for name”,
“status”: 400


this could be related to the following post:

Maybe @josh can tell further details.

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The People’s Republic of Donetsk is on the U.S. Treasury Department Specially Designated Nationals list. The website you are inquiring about appears to be a part of, or a state enterprise of, the People’s Republic of Donetsk, thus we cannot provide service according to U.S. law.

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