"Reporters without borders urged the Ukrainian authorities not to obstruct the work of the media
The head office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia "Reporters without borders" Johann bihr in an interview to the newspaper VIEW called " sad " deprivation of accreditation by the Ukrainian authorities of a number of Russian media and said that the two warring parties may not prohibit reporters to work.
"I until not seen it. If so, It is very sad. Since the beginning of the conflict we have fixed many attempts not to allow Russian reporter to work in Ukraine. Many of them were forced to go back at the border or at the airport. Needless to say, we urge both the warring parties to allow all work as a journalist. This is very important, in order to guarantee free access to information. This applies to all the belligerents, of course, including Ukrainians, " said Johann bihr. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday decided to stop for some time before the end of the "special operations" in the Donbass accredited journalists and technical staff part of the Russian mass media by the state authorities of Ukraine. Head of the state Duma international Affairs Alexei Pushkov said that the possible deprivation of the authorized Russian media accreditation bodies of state power of Ukraine is " hysterical." February 8, stated that the Employees of the security service of Ukraine tied on suspicion of treason Ukrainian journalist Ruslan Cocabo opposed to mobilization. At the end of January, the Minister of information policy of Ukraine Yuriy stets said that he considers unacceptable the stay on the territory of Ukraine of the Russian correspondents.