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Konstantin Knyrik

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NameKNYRIK Konstantin Sergeyevich · KNYRIK, Konstantin Sergeyevich · Kniryk Kostiantyn Serhiiovych · Knyrik Konstantin · Knyrik Konstantin Sergeevich · 13 more...[sources]
Other nameKNYRIK Konstantin · Knirik Konstantin · Konstantin Sergeyevich Knyrik · КНЫРИК Константин · КНЫРИК Константин Сергеевич · 5 more...[sources]
Birth date[sources]
Place of birthBakhchisarai, AR Crimea, Ukraine · Bakhchysarai · Bakhichisaray · Bakhichisaray Russia · Russia · 4 more...[sources]
NationalityRussia · Ukraine[sources]
CountryRussia · Ukraine[sources]
First nameKonstantin · Konstantin Sergeyevich · КОНСТАНТИН · Константин[sources]
KeywordsПропагандисти, артисти, лідери думок · Фізичні особи під санкціями ЄС[sources]
Last nameKNYRIK · Knyrik · КНЫРИК[sources]
Second nameSergeyevich[sources]
Tax Number910406732278[sources]
Wikidata IDQ113512788[sources]
PositionA pro-Russian activist running MediaGroup News Front Ltd, a news website registered in the illegally annexed Crimean Peninsula. Chief of the Crimean division of the Rodina Party, a pro-Kremlin party in Russia. · Director and co-founder of NewsFront · Director and founder of NewsFront · Head of the news agency "News Front" · Militant pro-russe qui dirige MediaGroup News Front Ltd · 5 more...[sources]
EducationNational University “Odesa Law Academy”[sources]
Addressм. Бахчисарай, АР Крим · м.Бахчисарай, АР Крим[sources]
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Propagandist for MediaGroup News Front Ltd

Australian Sanctions Consolidated List,

Konstantin Knyrik received the medal “for the return of Crimea”.

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes,

Konstantin Knyrik is a pro-Russian activist running MediaGroup News Front Ltd, a news website registered in the illegally annexed Crimean Peninsula. He is the chief of the Crimean division of the Rodina Party, a pro-Kremlin party in Russia. He publicly supports the Russian military war of aggression against Ukraine and is actively involved in spreading disinformation about the war.

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes,

He therefore actively supported and implemented actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and further destabilised Ukraine.

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes,

Konstantin Knyrik est un militant pro-russe qui dirige MediaGroup News Front Ltd, un site internet d’actualités enregistré dans la péninsule de Crimée, annexée illégalement. Il est le chef de la division de Crimée du parti Rodina, un parti pro-Kremlin en Russie. Il soutient publiquement la guerre d’agression militaire menée par la Russie contre l’Ukraine et est activement impliqué dans la diffusion d’éléments de désinformation sur la guerre. Konstantin Knyrik a reçu la médaille “pour le retour de la Crimée”. Il a donc activement soutenu et mis en œuvre des actions et des politiques compromettant l’intégrité territoriale, la souveraineté et l’indépendance de l’Ukraine, et il a déstabilisé davantage l’Ukraine.

French Freezing of Assets,

Director and Founder of NewsFront. Crimea based disinformation organisation.

New Zealand Russia Sanctions,

Russian propagandist: journalist, political activist; invited expert on government-owned TV channels; head of information agency and TV channel "News Front"

ACF List of bribetakers and warmongers non-official source,

Russian journalist and businessman

Wikidata non-official source,


Data sources

Australian Sanctions Consolidated List4,093

The Consolidated List is a list of all persons and entities who are subject to targeted financial sanctions under Australian sanctions law

Australia · Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Japan Economic sanctions and list of eligible people3,504

Sanctions imposed by Japan under its Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law.

Japan · Ministry of Finance

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes8,008

Switzerland manages a sanctions lists with a high degree of detail on the individuals that are subject to it's embargoes

Switzerland · State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

US OFAC Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List29,144

The primary United States' sanctions list, specially designated nationals (SDN) part.

United States · Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

UK FCDO Sanctions List4,430

UK sanctions collated by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

United Kingdom · Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

Belgian Financial Sanctions6,321

Belgium extends the European FSF sanctions list on the basis of a national terrorist list, issued by the National Security Council

Belgium · Federal Public Service Finance

ACF List of bribetakers and warmongers7,961

A list of key Russian decision-makers from government and business composed by ACF/FBK, the anti-corruption investigative organization founded by Alexei Navalny

Russia · Anti-Corruption Foundation (ACF) · non-official source

EU Consolidated Travel Bans3,894

Consolidated information about individuals who have been banned from traveling to the European Union, released as part of the EU Sanctions Map.

European Union · Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU

Ukraine NABC Sanctions Tracker39,890

A list of suggested Russia-related sanctions targets composed by the Ukrainian anti-corruption agency.

Ukraine · National Agency on Corruption Prevention

US Trade Consolidated Screening List (CSL)18,943

The Consolidated Screening List (CSL) is a list of parties for which the United States Government maintains restrictions on certain exports, reexports, or transfers of items.

United States · Department of the Commerce - International Trade Administration

EU Financial Sanctions Files (FSF)6,061

As part of the Common Foreign Security Policy the European Union publishes a sanctions list that is implemented by all member states.

European Union · European External Action Service

Canadian Special Economic Measures Act Sanctions4,257

Sanctions imposed by Canada on specific countries, organizations, or individuals under the Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA) and JVCFOA

Canada · Global Affairs Canada

French Freezing of Assets6,273

The register lists all persons, entities and vessels subject to asset freezing measures in force on French territory, pursuant to national, European and international (UN) provisions.

France · Ministry of Economy, Finance, and Recovery

UK HMT/OFSI Consolidated List of Targets5,929

The United Kingom's consolidated international sanctions list.

United Kingdom · Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation

Ukraine NSDC State Register of Sanctions17,122

List of individuals and legal entities subject to restrictive measures.

Ukraine · National Security and Defense Council

New Zealand Russia Sanctions1,699

The New Zealand government's list of people and companies sanctioned in relation to the Russian attack on Ukraine.

New Zealand · Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

External databases

The record has been enriched with data from the following external databases:


Wikidata is the structured data project of the Wikipedia community, providing fact-based information edited by humans and machines

External dataset · Wikidata · non-official source

Russian Unified State Register of Legal Entities (EGRUL)135,824

Companies database of the Russian Federation as maintained and published by the Federal Tax Service.

External dataset · Russia · Федеральная Налоговая Служба

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