English, German and Spanish correspondents excluded From yesterday's sanctions list Ukraine, said press Secretary of the Ukrainian President Svyatoslav Tsigalko.
"From the sanctions list was confiscated by the surname of the British, German, and Spanish correspondents ", – he wrote on Twitter.
Tuesday on the Internet representation of the President of Ukraine was published a great list of natural and legal persons falling under Ukrainian punishment in connection with the events in Crimea and Donbass. In total, the Ukrainian authorities have imposed sentences about 388 physical and 105 legal entities, including citizens of 23 countries. Punishment will be effective for one year. Explaining this decision, the head of the state Duma on international Affairs Alexei Pushkov said: "Ukraine is falling apart, and Poroshenko is playing spillikins: introduces amusing punishment, "deprives" the Russian Federation the right of veto in the UN... Kiev is not going to help ". Thursday, the British broadcasting Corporation "Bi-bi-si" has said that the punishment of Kiev against their correspondents are " shameful attack on free speech ". Then the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko ordered the Council to withdraw the surname of the correspondent "Bi-bi-si" From the list of punishments Kiev. For its part the European Commission has expressed concern with the inclusion of correspondents in Ukrainian sanctions list.