The European Union advocates Kiev "not to violate the freedom of speech and expression" in connection with the preparation of the "black list" of the Russian media in Ukraine, said the EU Commissioner.
"We stress the importance of respect for freedom of expression and the media," he said in response to a request to comment on the training in Ukraine this restrictive measures, reports a news Agency." Any limits (in the media) are obliged to comply with international standards, that is, to be justified by the threat to compliance with other freedoms and to be open to judicial review, " said the official. Authorized EU has also tried to convince to stop the killing and kidnapping of correspondents in the East of Ukraine. On the first day of the weekend it was announced that more than a hundred Russian media made by the security Service of Ukraine in the list for accreditation with the Ukrainian state authorities. In the "black list" includes, for example, MIA "Russia today" news Agency, as well as all the channels Except " Rain ". Remember, first Wednesday of the SBU said about the fact that two journalists of the Russian channels ORT and NTV caught Kyiv police and will be deported from the country. Russian reporters many times suffered persecution in Ukraine. For example, in mid-January, the Russian television channel LifeNews said about the attack protesters in Central Kiev on their correspondents. In addition, the attack on the crew channel LifeNews it was also made in the center of Kiev on the 1st of January. Correspondents working in Ukraine with risk to life. The main hazards are the Ukrainian army. Their actions have already lost their lives, the Workers VGTRK Igor Korneluk and Anton Volosi, the operator First channel Anatoly Clan, Italian journalist Andy Rochelle and his translator Andrei Mironov. Was detained by Ukrainian authorities Authorized LifeNews Oleg Sidyakin and Marat Zaichenko, television "Star" - Evgeny Davydov and Nikita Konashenkov.