Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Tigran Edmondovich KEOSAYAN


Тигран Эдмондович КЕОСАЯН; Tigran Edmondovitj KEOSAJAN


Actor and director, host of the propagandist TV show on political affairs on NTV channel, called "International Sawmill with Tigran Keosayan".



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Mr Tigran Keosayan is a film director and journalist who has spread anti-Ukrainian propa ganda in the Russian media. In his state-funded TV show ‘International Sawmill with Tigran Keosayan’, he consistently portrayed Ukraine as a weak and corrupt country which had been maintained solely thanks to Western help. He suggested that the Ukrainian author...

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(Date of UN designation: 2022-02-28)

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- 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...


EU country specific, EU MSF

Target State

The Russian Federation, Ukraine, Crimea


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.

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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...

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