In the office of the envoy of the OSCE on freedom of the media Dunja Mijatovic are watching the situation with expulsion from Ukraine correspondent "the First channel" the Alexandra Cherepnin, but as long as refrain from comment on the merits, said Last news the press-Secretary Mijatovic Gunnar Vrang.
"We know this case, and we follow him, but I cannot offer a comment now," said Fins news Vrang in response to the request to comment on the situation.
on Wednesday, it was announced that the journalist "the First channel" Alexander Tcherepnin around noon stopped contact with the edition. The operator of the channel is not found in her apartment, neither she herself nor her things. Later Tcherepnin contacted the channel and told that she was detained by the SBU, she was charged with falsification of one of her videos and she is on the plane heading to the capital of Russia.
As told Last news Deputy General Director of " First channel ", the head of management of information programs Kirill Kleymenov, the reporter arrived at Vnukovo about seven in the evening on Wednesday. Later, the SBU stated that Cherepnin denied entry to Ukraine for 3 years. According to them, Russian journalist " tried to remove a front clip, which will discredit the Ukrainian authorities ".
The Commissioner of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation for human rights, democracy and rule of law Konstantin Dolgov printed in his own microblog on Twitter that Moscow is waiting for an immediate and harsh reaction envoy of the OSCE on freedom of the media, as well as the EU and US, in case of expulsion of a Russian correspondent from Kiev.