Last Updated: February 25, 2024

Margarita Simonovna SIMONYAN

Aliases

Маргарита Симоновна СИМОНЬЯН; Margarita Simonovna SIMONJAN

Position

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

DoB

1980-04-06

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32022R1529

Official reason

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. Therefore, she supported actions and policies which undermine ...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2022-02-23)

Date of listing

2022-09-15

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

- Restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol (Crimea) - Restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine (Territorial integrity) - Misappropriation of state funds of Ukraine (MSF) - Restrictive measures in response to the...

Regime

EU country specific, EU MSF

Target State

The Russian Federation, Ukraine, Crimea

Measures

Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of Council Decision 2014/145/CFSP.

Official Information

Program: Restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol (Crimea) On 6 March 2014, the Heads of State or Government of the EU countries strongly condemned the unprovoked violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity by Russia. At its meeting on 20-21 March 2014, the European Council strongly conde...

Program URL

- https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02014D0386-20220622 - https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02014D0145-20230915 - https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02014D0119-20230304 - https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02022D0266-20230222