The Committee of protection of correspondents, whose main headquarters is located in new York, condemned the punishment of Ukraine against the media, said the coordinator of the CPJ in Europe and Central Asia Nina Ognianova.
"We are alarmed by the actions of Poroshenko, as well as among them the prohibitions regarding dozens of foreign media covering events in Ukraine," said Ognianova
"While the government may not like the way they cover events, it may not agree with this, however, saying that reporters represent a potential threat to state security, is unacceptable retaliatory step ", - quotes news Agency." in fact, the decree, which is it, infringes upon the desire of Ukraine, because it limits vital flow of news and information that enables the world community to learn about the current political crisis in the country, " she said. As CPJ emphasizes the ban concerned 34 correspondents and seven bloggers from Russia, Bulgaria, great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Israel, Spain, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Switzerland and Estonia.