The security service of Ukraine expelled a Correspondent of the Russian "First channel" Alexander Tcherepnin out of the country, barring entry to the site of Ukraine for 3 years.
"The correspondent" the First channel "Alexander Tcherepnin tied in Kiev on Wednesday for a couple of hours employees of the security service of Ukraine in one of her videos, She currently flies to the capital of Russia", - has told RIA "Novosti" Deputy General Director of " First channel ", the head of management of information programs Kirill Kleimenov." Alexander Tcherepnin on Wednesday, then got in contact with us at 12. 00. She is a very punctual person, very accurate, and we found this quite disturbing. In the morning we talked, everything happened normally, 12. 00 She didn't make the connection, none of the phone numbers She didn't answer, though, was, according to our information, in the apartment itself, " said Kleimenov.
The operator of the channel, which was asked to find out what was with the reporter, and upon entering the apartment, found that not a single one of her things, and She herself from the apartment was missing." It is Clear that She was going in a hurry because shoulders were scattered, strewn everywhere, that is, when a man in a hurry ", – he added. About 17. 00 GMT Tcherepnin got in contact with the channel and said, " that she was detained by the SBU, She was already on the plane flying to the Russian capital, she was charged with falsification of the clip, which was the basis of her First story in Ukraine." Review kleimenova, this detention is more like a kidnapping." She just expelled, and at the moment she is denied entry to 3 years", - has informed a press-the Secretary of SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya." It was seen that tried to remove the front clip, which will discredit the Ukrainian authorities", - has added the Commissioner of the SBU. Correspondents working in Ukraine with risk for life. The main source of danger for them were Ukrainian troops. From the actions of the security forces have lost their lives Workers VGTRK Igor Korneluk and Anton Voloshin, the Operator First channel Anatoly Klyan, Italian journalist Andy Rokkelli and his translator Andrei Miron, as well as the photographer MIA "today Russia" Andrey Stenin. Remember also, on March 19, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin declared a personal boycott of Russian media. On the same day it was announced that the Russian journalist of "5th channel" Leonid Muraveva expelled from the territory of Ukraine and barred him from entering the country for 5 years. On 5 March, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine has suspended the accreditation of the Russian media. Persecution exposed and Ukrainian press. On March 12, the Russian foreign Ministry said that Ukraine continues the hunt for dissidents and journalists.