Last Updated: February 25, 2024

Vladimir Sergeevich KIRIYENKO

Aliases

Владимир Сергеевич КИРИЕНКО; Vladimir Sergejevič KIRIJENKO; Vladimir Sergejevitj KIRIJENKO

Position

CEO of VK Company Limited, the parent company of Russia’s top social media platform, VKontakte.\n\nFormer First Vice President of the Russian State-controlled company Rostelecom (2017-2021)\n\nChairman of the Board of Directors of LLC Capital since 2011\n\nFormer Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nizhegorodpromstroybank (2008-2011)

DoB

1983-05-27

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2022.080.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2022%3A080%3ATOC

Official reason

Vladimir Sergeevich KIRIYENKO is the CEO of VK Company Limited. VK Company Limited is a Russian internet company, with a major presence in the Russian speaking segment of internet. VK projects collectively had the largest audience in Russia and captured the most screen time. VK's sites reach more than 90 % of Russian internet users on a monthly bas...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2022-03-09)

Date of listing

2022-03-09

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