Authorized the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on problems of human rights, democracy and rule of law Konstantin Dolgov asked in a persistent form an immediate reaction envoy of the OSCE on freedom of the media in connection with the deportation correspondent of the Russian "First channel" from Ukraine.
"Waiting for the reaction of the EU and the USA", - has drawn the attention of Debts in his own microblog on Twitter." The double standards practiced by the West is unacceptable. Not encourage impunity of the attacks of Kiev on the legal rights correspondents", - has told the Commissioner of the diplomatic corps.
recall, on Wednesday the journalist "the First channel" Alexander Tcherepnin in the set time has not been on line. 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. Thus there was clear that She was going in a hurry. 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." In the SBU confirmed the deportation Cherepnin." She just expelled, and at the moment she is denied entry to 3 years", - has informed a press-the Secretary of SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya, adding that the journalist is accused in an attempt to remove the front clip, which will discredit the Ukrainian authorities ". 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. 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.