In the sanctions list was a journalist, kidnapped in the Syrian Arab Republic
In the sanctions list of the Ukrainian authorities was a Spanish journalist Antonio Pampliega who went missing in July in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Ukraine on Wednesday launched a year of punishment relative to 388 individuals and 105 legal entities, among them citizens of 23 countries. In the Annex to the decree of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko mentioned the name Antonio Rodriguez Jose Pampliega and stated that He was a Spanish journalist publications Quatro, El Pais, El Confidencial.
"Antonio Pampliega now captured in the Syrian Arab Republic. He wrote several articles for the online section of the " planet of the future ", there were a couple of notes From Ukraine. But this magazine we have no direct relationship, " said Fins news in the international division.
Their coverage for "Planet future" Pampliega wrote from Kiev and Pervomaisk in January and March of this year. At the beginning of winter 2014 in El Confidencial was posted his story about training "self-defense forces of Ukraine" supporting the Ukrainian government. In addition, He is the author of the blog " the World at war ".
on his page on YouTube journalist published the video, shot on Ukraine, the latest of them 7 months ago. However, the last video uploaded on developments in the Syrian Arab Republic and dates back to the 10th may 2015.
Three Spanish correspondents angel Sastre, Antonio Pampliega and jos? Manuel l?pez disappeared in mid-July. They moved to the site of Syria from Turkey on July 10, and July 12 from them there was no news. It is known that They worked in the city of Aleppo. It is planned that They were abducted by militants of the " Islamic country ".
Since 2008 Antonio Pampliega worked in different hot spots in Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Egypt, Afghanistan, Haiti, Honduras, Syria, Somalia, southern Sudan.
He collaborated With the BBC, si-EN-EN, the Agency EFE, the Newspapers El Pais, El Mundo, Cuatro, Publico, La Razon and the TV channel La Sexta.
During a recent trip to Syria, where He collaborated With the online edition of the Neupic. In may 2015 Pampliega received the Award of high-quality press for their work in Aleppo for the newspaper El Mundo. In addition, He was a finalist in the category best story for the publication of "Children lost in Aleppo," published in El Pais. He was one of the first correspondents who had started to cover the events in the Syrian Arab Republic after the war began, and Since then had been there about ten times.