Ukrainian war correspondents arranged in the Facebook flash mob: a speech against restrictions on the coverage of events in the Donbass, They publish in social networks photos of their press cards and write about the obstacles to access to information because of prohibitions from command.
the journalist of the channel " 24 "Vladimir is a great choice said that the main requirement of the correspondents is to change the leadership of the headquarters of the special operation, RIA" Novosti ".
the reason for the flashmob was the withdrawal of the accreditation of the journalist and cameraman of TV channel " Ukraine ", Olena Vlasenko and Alexey Kovalenko due to the fact that They allegedly disclosed positions of the Ukrainian military, said Ukrainian news journalist of the program "Details" Irina Baglai. In an open statement to the Ukrainian authorities, the war correspondent of TV channel "1 1" Ivan Grebenyuk said that reporters " refuse in the shooting, condemned on important topics, to objectively cover the issue of war "." Any interview with a fighter under surveillance. Shooting under supervision. The direction under surveillance. Of course, not only for the safety of correspondents ", - he wrote. The journalist of "1 1" Natalia Nagornaya reported that journalists blame " whipping up hysteria ". According to the ICTV journalist Yuliya Kiriyenko, the command engaged in " military tyranny "." They think that we are obliged to believe that the correspondents are hunting enemy snipers and for that reason a number of positions for us is closed, " she wrote. The Ministry of information policy of Ukraine, however, has responded to flash mob voenkov and invited media professionals authorized by the Ministry of defence and the General staff of Ukraine on the discussion of work of correspondents in the area of special operations, told the television channel TSN. Last week swesty Kyiv journalist Andriy Kulykov, host of the talk show "Freedom of speech" on ICTV TV channel, told about their trip to Donetsk, where he went, according to his statement, in the form of an experiment. At the same time he tried to convince him to lift the ban on reporting from the DPR presentation and interview with the leaders of the breakaway republics on Ukrainian TV." It would be nice to see on Ukrainian television, as it would happen, and who, in which quantity will come to look at this, " - said Kulikov.