The entire world community, international unions correspondents are required consolidated to speak about the illegality of the imposition of any penalties regarding correspondents, said the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
above the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on its Internet representation unveiled the latest sanctions list, which included, in addition to organizations, Russian and foreign correspondents, and even human rights defenders. Soon, however, Poroshenko was excluded from the list of six commissioners of the European media.
Matviyenko stressed that after being hit in the sanctions list Ukraine Western correspondents " what noise rose in the European Union, and Ukraine declared the punishment against correspondents." But when he died our correspondents when pursuing our correspondents, forbade entry into Ukraine, made in the sanctions lists, for some reason this noise was Not, she said. Review the speaker of the Federation Council, this policy of double standards.
"All the world Commonwealth is obliged to consolidated oppose the limits of the work of the correspondents, the media, against restrictions of freedom of speech. Has no right to take any action (in this direction - ed.)", - said Matvienko in the process of briefing on the last working day of the week. In her expressions, this must be a common position, including alliances correspondents, international unions correspondents: correspondents include in the sanctions list is, in principle, unacceptable.
"Russia has always played very hard against limits to reporters, the media, against any attempt to obstruct the execution of professional duties correspondents ", - said Matvienko.
Europe for its sanctions list Ukraine provided that she is Not yet close to European standards, said the Deputy." And to Europe itself had an Epiphany and understanding that the Kiev regime is going the wrong way, " she said. Matvienko said that the adoption of any punishment regarding politicians, human rights defenders, commissioners, the media is unacceptable, as people try to punish dissenters, because they have a different personal view.