Alexey Bogdanovsky. Based in new York International non-governmental organization, the Committee of protection of correspondents (CPJ) expressed outrage over because of the decision of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko add to the sanctions list of reporters and bloggers from several countries.
Ukraine on Wednesday launched a year of punishment relative to 388 individuals and 105 legal entities, among them citizens of 23 countries.
"Committee of protection of correspondents condemned the decree signed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in which, according to the copy studied CPJ, at least 41 international journalist and blogger denied entry to Ukraine for a period of one year ", - reported in circulation organization.
"We are alarmed by the actions of President Poroshenko, as well as among them a ban (on entry) dozens of international correspondents covering the Ukraine. The government (Ukraine) may not like it, it may not agree with how they light up (the events), but to call correspondents potential threat to state security is not the right answer. In reality, this wide decree undermines the desire of Ukraine, blocking vital news and data for the global opinions of a large number of citizens on the political crisis in the country, " said CPJ program coordinator in the European Union and Central Asia Nina Ognianova.
according to estimates CPJ, the list was 34 journalists and 7 bloggers from Russia, Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.
in the list, for example, included the General Director of MIA "Russia today" Dmitry Kiselev, head of regional representation Fins news in Astana, Olga Kovalenko, the head of the Agency's representative offices in Turkey Alena creative cluster. In the list of punishments were also journalists Agency information Agency Andrey Shitov Andrey Suransky and Alexander Nechaev. Besides these lists were the head of holding "Red Star" Alexander Pimanov, chief editor of "Russian newspaper" Vladislav Fronin, chief editor of magazine "the expert" Valery Fadeev, chief editor of " the View. Ru " Alexey Sarabski. Were in the list and correspondents of international media, among them the Metropolitan journalist Bi-Bi-si Steve Rosenberg and producer of bi-Bi-si Emma wells.