Michael Egorin. The chief mission of the MIA "Russia today" in Kazakhstan Olga Kovalenko awaits clarification by officials from the Ukrainian side on the issue of inclusion in the sanctions list, said Kovalenko journalist Last news .
The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday enacted the decision of the Council of national security And defence (NSDC) of Ukraine on the extension of the punishment relative to Russia, which includes the limits for 388 physical And 105 legal entities, among them politicians, bureaucrats And journalists. Different types of penalties, from the ban on entry into the country before the forfeiture imposed for a period of one year.
in the list of punishments, as well As among them, entered the General Director of MIA "Russia today" Dmitry Kiselev, he is forbidden to make business contacts in Ukraine. The head of the office "Russia today" in Turkey Elena the creative cluster And the Head of the representative office in Kazakhstan Olga Kovalenko denied entry to Ukraine - both are irrelevant to the coverage of Ukrainian subjects, working, respectively, in Turkey And Kazakhstan for many years.
"Even not able to predict, I could hurt Ukraine And its citizens. Unless its detachment from what is happening there. The accusations that have been made in my address, rather serious - abetting terrorism, separatism, And God knows what. For this reason I would like to get some official explanation on this matter, " - said Kovalenko.
According to the Agency staff, the inclusion in the list caused her, " put it mildly ".
"I am by nature of its activities covering the events in Kazakhstan And are a citizen of that state. I consider myself still quite a professional journalist And never write about the fact that she had not seen, not heard And where was not. For this reason, any articles about the events in Ukraine I do not write I Express my desire, " - said Kovalenko.
in her expressions, plans to visit Ukraine in the near future she is not And was not, because " the lack of interesting work in Kazakhstan ".
"Actually, my grandfather's Mariupol Greek - in 1936, in the Ukraine has charged that he was an Austrian spy. And shot. So the ban on entry to Ukraine - the stuff of life, " said Olga Kovalenko.