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Margarita Simonovna SIMONJAN

Oligarch · Politician · Sanctioned entity
Margarita Simonovna SIMONJAN is subject to sanctions. See the individual program listings below. They are also a politically exposed person.
TypePerson[sources]
NameMargarita SIMONJAN · Margarita Simonovna SIMONJAN · Margarita Simonovna SIMONYAN · Margarita Simonovna Simonyan · Margarita Simonyan · 6 more...[sources]
Other nameMargarita Simon'jan · Margarita Simonian · Margarita Simonián · Margarita Simonjan · Margarita Simonjanová · 33 more...[sources]
Birth date[sources]
Place of birthKrasnodar · Krasnodar, RRFSR · Krasnodar, Russia · Краснодар · г. Краснодар, РРФСР · 1 more...[sources]
Genderfemale[sources]
NationalityRussia · Soviet Union[sources]
CountryRussia[sources]
First nameMargarita · Margarita Simonovna · Маргарита · Маргарита Симоновна[sources]
INN230810605961[sources]
KeywordsПропаганда · Пропагандисти, артисти, лідери думок · Фізичні особи під санкціями ЄС[sources]
Last nameSIMONYAN · Simonian · Simonyan · СИМОНЬЯН · Симоньян[sources]
PatronymicSimonovna · Симоновна[sources]
Second nameSimonovna[sources]
Wikidata IDQ4419809[sources]
PositionEditor-in-chief of the English language television news network RT (Russia Today) · Editor-in-chief, Rossiya Segodnya media group · Federal media employees · Investigations subjects · Presidential proxies in elections · 13 more...[sources]
EducationKuban State University (1997-2002) · Newfound Regional High School (1995-1996)[sources]
EthnicityArmenians[sources]
StatusDomestic Politically Exposed Person[sources]
Source linkrupep.org · sanctions.nazk.gov.ua[sources]
Created at[sources]
Modified on[sources]

Descriptions

Editor-in-Chief, Russia Today

Australian Sanctions Consolidated List non-official source,

Associated individuals: Dmitry Konstantinovich Kiselyov

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes non-official source,

Therefore, she supported actions and policies which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes non-official source,

Margarita Simonyan is a central figure of the Government propaganda. She is also editor-in-chief of the English language television news network RT (Russia Today). Through her function, she promoted a positive attitude to the annexation of Crimea and the actions of separatists in Donbas.

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes non-official source,

Function: Editor-in-chief of the English language television news network RT (Russia Today)

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes non-official source,

Personnes associées: Dmitry Konstantinovich KISELYOV. Margarita Simonyan est une figure centrale de la propagande gouvernementale. Elle est également rédactrice en chef du réseau d'information télévisé en anglais RT (Russia Today). Par sa fonction, elle a promu une attitude positive à l'égard de l'annexion de la Crimée et des actions des séparatistes dans le Donbass.Elle a donc soutenu des actions et des politiques compromettant l'intégrité territoriale, la souveraineté et l'indépendance de l'Ukraine.

French Freezing of Assets non-official source,

Editor-in-Chief, Russia Today

New Zealand Russia Sanctions non-official source,

Editor-in- chief of the RT channel, the Russia Today International News Agency since 2013, and the Sputnik news agency. One of the main Russian propagandist, one of the most influential mediamanagers, and one of the most influential legitimizers in the public’s eye of Russian domestic and foreign aggression. Russian propagandist: Editor-in-Chief of Russia Today (RT) TV Channel, state-owned Rossiya Segodnya Agency and Sputnik Information Agency Trusted representative of presidential candidate Vladimir Putin. Trusted representatives ensured the re-election of Vladimir Putin, who has pursued an aggressive policy against Ukraine since 2014, in the non-competitive presidential election on March 18, 2018.

ACF List of bribetakers and warmongers non-official source,

Russian propagandist

Wikidata non-official source,

Relationships

Assets and shares
AssetPercentage heldStart dateEnd date
Invento LLC---
Percentage heldnot available[sources]
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Rolebeneficiary[sources]
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Association of International Journalism Development--
Percentage heldnot available[sources]
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Roleco-founder[sources]
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Associates
AssociateRelationshipStart dateEnd date
Алексей Алексеевич Громовbusiness relationships--
Relationshipbusiness relationships[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Data sources RuPEP Public Database of PEPs in Russia and Belarus
Vladimir Vladimirovich PUTINbusiness relationships--
Relationshipbusiness relationships[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Data sources RuPEP Public Database of PEPs in Russia and Belarus
Associations
PersonRelationshipStart dateEnd date
Давид Эдмондович Кеосаянpersonal relationships--
Relationshippersonal relationships[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Data sources RuPEP Public Database of PEPs in Russia and Belarus
Alexey Alexeyevich GROMOVbusiness relationships--
Relationshipbusiness relationships[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Data sources RuPEP Public Database of PEPs in Russia and Belarus
Directorships
OrganizationRoleStart dateEnd date
Channel One JSCboard member-
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Family members
RelativeRelationshipStart dateEnd date
Maro Tigranovna Keosayandaughter · mother--
Relationshipdaughter · mother[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Data sources RuPEP Public Database of PEPs in Russia and Belarus
Maryana Tigranovna Keosayandaughter · mother--
Relationshipdaughter · mother[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Data sources RuPEP Public Database of PEPs in Russia and Belarus
Alisa Simonovna Simonyansibling--
Relationshipsibling[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Data sources RuPEP Public Database of PEPs in Russia and Belarus
Tigran Edmondovich KEOSAYANspouse-
Relationshipspouse[sources]
Start date[sources]
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Data sources Wikidata
Bagrat Tigranovich Keosayanmother · son--
Relationshipmother · son[sources]
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End datenot available[sources]
Data sources RuPEP Public Database of PEPs in Russia and Belarus
Tigran Edmondovich KEOSAYANunmarried partner
Relationshipunmarried partner[sources]
Start date[sources]
End date[sources]
Source linkwww.washingtonpost.com[sources]
Data sources Wikidata
Relatives
PersonRelationshipStart dateEnd date
Tigran Edmondovich KEOSAYANspouse-
Relationshipspouse[sources]
Start date[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Data sources Wikidata
Tigran Edmondovich KEOSAYANunmarried partner
Relationshipunmarried partner[sources]
Start date[sources]
End date[sources]
Source linkwww.washingtonpost.com[sources]
Data sources Wikidata
Tigran Edmondovich KEOSAYANhusband · wife--
Relationshiphusband · wife[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Data sources RuPEP Public Database of PEPs in Russia and Belarus
Sanctions
AuthorityProgramStart dateEnd date
Global Affairs CanadaRussia / Russie--
CountryCanada[sources]
AuthorityGlobal Affairs Canada[sources]
ProgramRussia / Russie[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Authority-issued identifier534[sources]
Reason1[sources]
Source linkwww.international.gc.ca[sources]
Data sources Canadian Special Economic Measures Act Sanctions
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)Autonomous (Russia and Ukraine)-
CountryAustralia[sources]
AuthorityDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)[sources]
ProgramAutonomous (Russia and Ukraine)[sources]
Start date[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
SummaryAutonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons—Russia and Ukraine) Amendment (No. 9) Instrument 2022[sources]
Source linkwww.dfat.gov.au[sources]
Data sources Australian Sanctions Consolidated List
State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)Ordinance of 4 March 2022 on measures related to the situation in Ukraine (RS 946.231.176.72), annexes 2, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12,13, 14, 15 and 25-
CountrySwitzerland[sources]
AuthorityState Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)[sources]
ProgramOrdinance of 4 March 2022 on measures related to the situation in Ukraine (RS 946.231.176.72), annexes 2, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12,13, 14, 15 and 25[sources]
Start date[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Listing date[sources]
Source linkwww.seco.admin.ch[sources]
Data sources Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes
Federal Public Service FinanceUKR-
CountryBelgium[sources]
AuthorityFederal Public Service Finance[sources]
ProgramUKR[sources]
Start date[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Authority-issued identifierEU.7386.66[sources]
Listing date[sources]
Reason2022/1529 (OJ L239)[sources]
Source linkeur-lex.europa.eu[sources]
Data sources Belgian Financial Sanctions
Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU---
CountryEuropean Union[sources]
AuthorityEstonian Presidency of the Council of the EU[sources]
Programnot available[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
ReasonCouncil Decision concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine[sources]
Source linkeur-lex.europa.eu[sources]
Data sources EU Consolidated Travel Bans
Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU---
CountryEuropean Union[sources]
AuthorityEstonian Presidency of the Council of the EU[sources]
Programnot available[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
ReasonCouncil Decision concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine[sources]
Source linkeur-lex.europa.eu[sources]
Data sources EU Consolidated Travel Bans
Ministry of Economy, Finance, and Recovery(UE) 2022/1529 du 14/09/2022 (UE Ukraine intégrité territoriale - R (UE) 269/2014) · (UE) 2022/260 du 23/02/2022 (UE Ukraine intégrité territoriale - R (UE) 269/2014)--
CountryFrance[sources]
AuthorityMinistry of Economy, Finance, and Recovery[sources]
Program(UE) 2022/1529 du 14/09/2022 (UE Ukraine intégrité territoriale - R (UE) 269/2014) · (UE) 2022/260 du 23/02/2022 (UE Ukraine intégrité territoriale - R (UE) 269/2014)[sources]
Start datenot available[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
ReasonPersonnes associées: Dmitry Konstantinovich KISELYOV. Margarita Simonyan est une figure centrale de la propagande gouvernementale. Elle est également rédactrice en chef du réseau d'information télévisé en anglais RT (Russia Today). Par sa fonction, elle a promu une attitude positive à l'égard de l'annexion de la Crimée et des actions des séparatistes dans le Donbass.Elle a donc soutenu des actions et des politiques compromettant l'intégrité territoriale, la souveraineté et l'indépendance de l'Ukraine.[sources]
Source linkgels-avoirs.dgtresor.gouv.fr[sources]
Data sources French Freezing of Assets
Ministry of Finance資産凍結等の措置の対象となるロシア連邦の団体及び個人(個人)-
CountryJapan[sources]
AuthorityMinistry of Finance[sources]
Program資産凍結等の措置の対象となるロシア連邦の団体及び個人(個人)[sources]
Start date[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Authority-issued identifier589[sources]
Source linkwww.mof.go.jp[sources]
Data sources Japan Economic sanctions and list of eligible people
Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation · UKRussia-
CountryUnited Kingdom[sources]
AuthorityOffice of Financial Sanctions Implementation · UK[sources]
ProgramRussia[sources]
Start date[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Authority-issued identifierRUS0702[sources]
Listing date[sources]
ReasonMargarita Simonyan is the editor of two of Russia’s most significant news organisations.  In numerous broadcasts and interviews she has supported or promoted actions and policies which undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine.[sources]
StatusAsset Freeze Targets[sources]
Source linkwww.gov.uk[sources]
Modified on[sources]
Data sources UK OFSI Consolidated List of Targets
European External Action ServiceUKR-
CountryEuropean Union[sources]
AuthorityEuropean External Action Service[sources]
ProgramUKR[sources]
Start date[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
Authority-issued identifierEU.7386.66[sources]
Listing date[sources]
Reason2022/1529 (OJ L239)[sources]
Source linkeur-lex.europa.eu[sources]
Data sources EU Financial Sanctions Files (FSF)
National Security and Defense Councilвідмова в наданні та скасування віз резидентам іноземних держав, застосування інших заборон в’їзду на територію України
CountryUkraine[sources]
AuthorityNational Security and Defense Council[sources]
Programвідмова в наданні та скасування віз резидентам іноземних держав, застосування інших заборон в’їзду на територію України[sources]
Start date[sources]
End date[sources]
SummaryТри роки[sources]
Source linksanctions-t.rnbo.gov.ua[sources]
Data sources Ukraine National Security Sanctions
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade--
CountryNew Zealand[sources]
AuthorityMinistry of Foreign Affairs and Trade[sources]
Programnot available[sources]
Start date[sources]
End datenot available[sources]
ReasonLinked to an organisation supporting the dissemination of disinformation which contributes to or supports the undermining of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity[sources]
Scope of sanctionsAircraft Ban · Asset Freeze · Dealing with Securities · Service Prohibition · Ship Ban · 1 more...[sources]
StatusSanctioned[sources]
Source linkwww.mfat.govt.nz[sources]
Modified on[sources]
Data sources New Zealand Russia Sanctions

Data sources

Belgian Financial Sanctions3,840

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 · non-official source

EU Consolidated Travel Bans2,819

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 · non-official source

UK OFSI Consolidated List of Targets3,652

The United Kingom's consolidated international sanctions list.

United Kingdom · Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation · non-official source

EU Financial Sanctions Files (FSF)3,579

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 · non-official source

Japan Economic sanctions and list of eligible people2,187

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

Japan · Ministry of Finance · non-official source

New Zealand Russia Sanctions1,267

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 · non-official source

RuPEP Public Database of PEPs in Russia and Belarus8,505

RuPEP is a detailed database of politically exposed persons in Russia and Belarus maintained by qualified researchers

· RuPEP · non-official source

Canadian Special Economic Measures Act Sanctions3,170

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

Canada · Global Affairs Canada · non-official source

Ukraine NABC Sanctions Tracker10,034

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

Ukraine · National Agency on Corruption Prevention · non-official source

Ukraine National Security Sanctions5,452

List of individuals and legal entities subject to restrictive measures.

Ukraine · National Security and Defense Council · non-official source

Russian Oligarch Database169

A list of oiligarchs from CIS countries, most notably the Russian Federation.

· OpenSanctions · non-official source

French Freezing of Assets3,675

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 · non-official source

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes4,831

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) · non-official source

ACF List of bribetakers and warmongers6,650

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

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

Australian Sanctions Consolidated List2,670

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) · non-official source

FBK Recommended List of Individuals for Sanctioning (Navalny 35)33

A list of suggested sanctions targets published by Navalny's FBK in a letter to Dominic Raab.

· Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) · non-official source

External databases

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

Wikidata

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


Source data IDs: ua-nsdc-person-176-2018-1167 · nz-ru-ind-68 · NK-QVJtBhfNNJ9WBdFUbonL36 · fr-ga-3832 · eu-fsf-eu-7386-66 · acf-aca1610a9ee3d56ab558570eeb32c186c219e7af · au-dfat-6782-margarita-simonovna-simonyan · ch-seco-47992 · acf-349117af3f2e923f1eabc9688dd3af07e6ffb0a9 · ca-sema-russia-1-534 · ca-sema-1-534-ru-margarita-simonovna-simonyan · eu-tb-logical-135296 · ua-nabc-person-421-simonyan-margarita-simonovna · acf-36b2dfc24ec51498588b6abcd42883034ad9d501 · ja-mof-a1bf612d014fea614256db808f1fbc3d950cec52 · NK-PfZEyCkEYkH9RFFvbU75Pc · gb-hmt-14653

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