Charge d'affaires of Ukraine Ruslan Nimchinsky summoned to the Russian foreign Ministry, where he expressed strong protest in due to the decision of Kiev to lengthen the punishment is relatively capital of Russia, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"On September 17 at the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation was invited Charg? d'affaires of Ukraine to the Russian Federation Mr. (Ruslan) Nimchinsky, which had expressed strong protest in connection with another unfriendly act by the Ukrainian side," - she said, reports RIA " Novosti ".
According to Zakharova, " Moscow is entitled to a detailed explanation of this decision, what we believe odious "." It was also noted that such provocative actions of official Kiev does not contribute to the normalization of Russian-Ukrainian relations, and, no doubt, undermine the implementation of the Minsk agreement of 12 February of the current year ", - added Nazarova. Before the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the Russian authorities recognise illegal the decision of Ukraine to correspondents include in the sanctions list, as it is not consistent with the principles of freedom of speech. In addition, the Commissioner of the OSCE on freedom of the media Dunja Mijatovic has addressed to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to exclude correspondents from the sanctions list. Remember, Tuesday on the Internet representation of the President of Ukraine announced the list of natural and legal persons, placed under Ukrainian punishment in connection with the events in Crimea and in the Donbass. In the list of individuals – 388 people, and among them, the Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, head of the state Duma Sergey Naryshkin, the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, children's Ombudsman Pavel Astakhov, the Russian singer, people's Deputy of the state Duma Joseph Kobzon, Russian presidential Advisor Sergei Glazyev, head of the Russian Academy of Sciences Vladimir Fortov, the leader "Fair Russia" Sergey Mironov, the head of the Ministry Alexander Tkachev. Similarly, in the sanctions list includes all 19 judges of the constitutional court of Russia. In addition, there are on the list 3 judge of the Basmanny court of the capital of Russia involved in the case of the Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko: Artur Karpov, Pavel Melekhin, Natalia mushnikov?. In the list was Authorized by the media, including the chief editor of the newspaper VIEW Alexey Sarabski. Similarly, the list included the General Director of the Russian international Agency "Russia today" Dmitry Kiselev, chief editor of magazine "the expert" Valery Fadeev, head of the media holding "Star" Alexey Pimanov and several other Russian and foreign correspondents.