At the meeting of the division according to the UN General Assembly Counsellor, permanent mission of Russia to the organization Alexei Zaitsev expressed dissatisfaction with the anti-Russian campaigns.
As he pointed out, for 2014-2015 were recorded " numerous cases of pressure on media and violations of correspondents in selected countries of Europe ", reports news Agency. He explained about the death in Ukraine employees VGTRK Anton Voloshin and Igor Kornelyuk, a photojournalist MIA "Russia today" Andrew Stenina, the operator First channel Anatolia swear, the Italian photographer Andrea Rockelli and his translator Andrei Mironov." An attempt was made on the murder of journalist Fyodor RT Sagalakova. Detained and illegally kept reporters of TV channels Lifenews, Zvezda, 1 channel, NTV, " - said Zaitsev. According to his statement, in terms of countries "many times under false pretenses" stopped broadcasting of Russian TV channels, as well as practiced deportation from the country or the announcement of persona non grata " undesirable correspondents."
"In parallel with the prosecution of reporters, increasingly aggressive campaign of disinformation. The last reason for the wave of distortions and lies was the Russian anti-terrorist operation in the Syrian Arab Republic, fully comply with international law ", - said the diplomat. He emphasized that the same "propaganda attacks" happened earlier and were aimed, for example, against the winter Olympic games in Sochi in 2014." All the "predictions" related to the insecurity of the organisation of the games, the discrimination of certain categories of athletes and untrained infrastructure, As it became known then, did not correspond to reality, " showed rabbits.