Angelina Timofeeva. The introduction of the correspondents in the sanctions lists is unacceptable, it is an attack on freedom of the media, said Last news on Wednesday authorized official of the German Union of correspondents Hendrik Corner (Zoerner).
yesterday Ukraine has banned the entry into its territory to a number of correspondents of the European And Russian editions, charged with " actions that create real And/or potential danger to the public interest, national security, sovereignty And territorial integrity of Ukraine ". The decision of the NSDC of Ukraine, enshrined in the decree on sanctions, published on the Internet office of the President. In the sanctions list also got the German journalist Michael the RTC, who for many years worked in managerial positions in public broadcasting Germany, until 2010, he headed the newspaper Rheinischer Merkur, is the author of numerous books And films on ARD.
"If the actions of the Ukrainian leadership are true, it is an attack on media freedom, freedom of the journalist, which is not the norm," said Corner.
"punishment does not have the ability to spread to correspondents. Correspondents can work besprepjatstvenno, independently And critically And Ukraine, And in Russia. And in this respect they cannot be limited, no matter which side, " added the Commissioner of the German Union of correspondents.