Meta press secretary Andy Stone has been recognized as an extremist in Russia
Rosfinmonitoring added Andy Stone, press secretary of Meta (recognized as an extremist organization and banned in Russia), to the list of extremists and terrorists. The corresponding decision was made and made public on Monday, February 12.
According to the current legislation of the Russian Federation, banks freeze the funds of persons included in this register and suspend their services.
In 2023, the Basmanny Court of Moscow in absentia arrested Stone on extremism charges. He was charged in absentia with facilitating terrorist activities through the use of his official position. Under this article he faces up to 20 years in prison.
It was also announced on the international wanted list.