Correspondents of the Ukrainian mass media staged a flash mob on Facebook, protesting against restrictions on the coverage of events in the Donbass. They publish in social networks photos of their press cards and write about the obstacles to access to information because of prohibitions from command.
the journalist of the channel Vladimir is a great choice said that the main requirement of the correspondents is to change the leadership of the headquarters special operations.
the reason for the flashmob was the withdrawal of the accreditation of the journalist and the operator of TV channel "Ukraine" Alena Vlasenko and Alexey Kovalenko due to the fact that They allegedly disclosed positions of the Ukrainian military, said the journalist of Ukrainian news programs Irina Baglai.
open to the Ukrainian authorities, the war correspondent of TV channel "1 1" Ivan Grebenyuk said that reporters " refuse in the shooting, condemned on important topics, to objectively cover the issue of war ".
"Any interviews with the fighter is under observation. Shooting under supervision. The direction under surveillance. Of course, not only for the safety of reporters, " he.
journalist 1 1 Natalia Nagornaya, journalists blame in the " whipping up of hysteria ". According to the ICTV journalist Yuliya Kiriyenko, the command engaged in " military tyranny "." They think that we are obliged to believe that the correspondents are hunting enemy snipers and for that reason a number of positions for us is closed, " she.
in the Ministry of information policy of Ukraine, however, has responded to a flash mob of voenkov and invited media professionals authorized by the Ministry of defence and the General staff of Ukraine on the discussion of work of correspondents in the area of special operations, told a television channel.