The OSCE representative on freedom of the media, Dunja mijatovi?, called "excessive" limits, which Kiev has imposed on the working place in the country of the Russian correspondents.
"the lack of transparency on this issue is alarming. The authorities are obliged to fully disclose their reasons for these steps and provide a complete list of affected media, "said Mijatovic, RIA" Novosti ". The document Also notes that on February 25, the law enforcement bodies of Ukraine tied correspondents 2 Russian TV First channel and NTV " for spreading anti-intrusion ". Correspondents were deported from the country and they are not allowed to enter Ukraine for a period of 5 years. Also refers to the refusal of entry to Ukraine for a journalist NTV. In addition, in circulation Mijatovic says that on February 16, the film crew of television channel Al Jazeera was denied entry to Ukraine at Kiev airport. Remember, the first day of the weekend Advisor to the head of the security service of Ukraine Markiyan Lubkivsky has said that his Ministry has proposed to ban the accreditation bodies 115 mass media of Russia. In the list for accreditation have been made all Russian TV channels, Except for " Rain ". Before that, on February 17, deputies of the Verkhovna Rada voted for termination of accreditation Under the government of a number of Russian media. The decree stipulated that the SBU will create the list of Russian media, which seem to be involved in the maintenance of the " information war ". While the OSCE representative on freedom of the media Dunja Mijatovic said that " aware of the considerations of national security of Ukraine in the Russian media in the country. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia said that the decision of Ukrainian authorities to continue policies for releasing information space of the country. And according to the comments of the head of the presidential Council for human rights (HRC) Mikhail Fedotov, the de-accreditation of the Russian media in Ukraine unproductive. In the state Duma, said that the Russian deputies will make every effort to unlock the accreditation of a number of Russian media.