Moscow outraged by the ban of Moldovan authorities on the entry of the AGENCY's CEO "Russia today" Dmitry Kiselev and journalist RTR Andrei Kondrashov and agitates the OSCE to assess those actions, told in the press service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
"Another proof that the discriminatory policies of Chisinau about the Russian media has become outrageous prohibition of entry to the site of the Republic of Moldova for a period of 5 years about the AGENCY's CEO "Russia today" TV presenter Dmitry Kiselyov and journalist RTR Andrei Kondrashov. No clear and transparent justification of this decision by the authorities was not provided ", - reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. They also stressed that " on arrival in Chisinau was sent a film crew RTR headed by Alexander Balicki going to Gagauzia for coverage of the upcoming elections "." It seems that not content with "mopping up" of the national media space from popular Russian TV channels, Moldova decided to go the way of Ukraine by importing from a neighbor reserves "sanctions" ways of dealing with the Russian media. Such restrictive measures cannot be perceived differently as a violation of basic rights and freedoms of persons who are differently interpreted by Chisinau, declaring the commitment of the European democratic values, " added the Minister. In the capital of Russia expect " flagrant violations of the Republic of Moldova's international obligations for the maintenance of freedom of speech will be appreciated from the envoy of the OSCE on freedom of the media Dunja Mijatovic and other multilateral human rights institutions ". Remember, on Wednesday, the General Director of the international news Agency "Russia today" Dmitry Kiselev and journalist Kondrashov were declared persona non grata in Moldova. On the same day in Moldova was not allowed a film crew of television channel " Russia 24 ". And the day before the head of Moldova Nicolae Timofti said that he has made an initiative of the foreign Minister Natalia Gherman to impose a ban on the entry of the deputies of the Russian state Duma, who come to Chisinau at the invitation of the opposition Party of socialists. Review Timofti, the Russian deputies " interfering in the internal Affairs of Moldova ".