The Russian investigative Committee said on the criminal case on the fact of illegal deportation from Ukraine special journalist of the First channel of the Alexandra Cherepnin.
"The main investigation Department of the investigative Committee of Russia on the illegal punishment and impeding the legitimate professional activities of a special reporter of "First channel" the Alexandra Cherepnin prosecuted under the criminal code on the grounds of crimes under paragraph" a " of part 2 of article 127 (illegal deprivation of freedom by a group of persons by prior conspiracy) and section 2 of article 144 of the criminal code (obstruction of the lawful professional activities of journalists committed by a person using his official position) ", - notified on the Internet representation offices.
the SC stressed that Tcherepnin performed editorial assignment "the First channel" in Kiev. Yesterday morning, the reporter has not been in contact with his colleagues, and a few hours later, the security Service of Ukraine said about her deportation from the country." What Alexander Tcherepnin was released without any charges in violation of the law, confirms the fact that the forcible detention and expulsion is due only to the fact that a Russian journalist wrote and told the truth about events in Ukraine, So do not like their current government. Today Ukraine is a unique country not only in the EU, but, probably, in a world where theft, violence, expulsion and killings of reporters literally put on the thread. I would call this process " Bandera sterilization of journalism ". Besides fall under it not only the Russian and foreign, but also local correspondents. The main and only criterion for getting into this black list is objective data about events occurring in Ukraine ", - told in the UK. Before the Commissioner of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on problems of human rights, democracy and rule of law Konstantin Dolgov asked in a persistent form an immediate reaction envoy of the OSCE on freedom of the media in connection with the deportation correspondent of the Russian "First channel" from Ukraine. Recall, on Wednesday the journalist "the First channel" Alexander Tcherepnin in the set time has not been on line. The operator of the channel, which was asked to find out what was with the reporter, and upon entering the apartment, found that not a single one of her things, and she herself from the apartment was missing. Thus there was clear that she was going in a hurry. About 17. 00 GMT Tcherepnin got in contact with the channel and said, " that she was detained by the SBU, she was already on the plane flying to the Russian capital, she was charged with falsification of the clip, which was the basis of her First story in Ukraine." In the SBU confirmed the deportation Cherepnin. Correspondents working in Ukraine with risk for life. The main source of danger for them were Ukrainian troops. From the actions of the security forces have lost their lives Workers VGTRK Igor Korneluk and Anton Voloshin, the Operator First channel Anatoly Klyan, Italian journalist Andy Rokkelli and his translator Andrei Miron, as well as the photographer MIA "Today Russia" Andrey Stenin. On March 19, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin declared a personal boycott of Russian media. On the same day it was announced that the Russian journalist of "5th channel" of Leonid Arabiavidio from the territory of Ukraine and barred him from entering the country for 5 years. On 5 March, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine has suspended the accreditation of the Russian media. Persecution exposed and Ukrainian press. On March 12, the Russian foreign Ministry said that Ukraine continues the hunt for dissidents and journalists.