13 journalists came under the new sanctions of the National Security and Defense Council

Дата: 16 May 2017
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12 journalists from Russia, Bulgaria, Poland, Moldova and Germany, as well as one Ukrainian citizen fell within the sanctions of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, which was put into effect by the President today.

The sanctions refer to the refusal to grant and cancel visas, the application of other prohibitions on entry into the territory of Ukraine for a period of one year.

The list includes five foreign journalists: Bulgarian journalist Magdalena Tasheva; blogger of the Novorossia News Agency, Adnovum (Poland) Dawid Berezicki; reporter of the NTV (Germany) TV channel Maxim Berezin; journalist and blogger of the Novorossia News Agency (Poland) David Hudziec; blogger and Head of the Single Information and Analytical Center Eurasia inform (Moldova) Volodymyr Bukarsky.

The list of sanctions also includes seven Russian media representatives: journalist of the Ruptly News Agency Daniil Anisimov; General Director of the International Network Channel One Alexey Efimov; President of the Red Star Media Holding Alexey Pimanov; Editor of the Izvestia newspaper Alexandr Potapov;      journalist and Chief Editor of the Expert newspaper Valery Fadeyev; Chief Editor of the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper Vladislav Fronin; Chief Editor of the Vzglyad.ru Alexei Sharavsky.

The list also includes the citizen of Ukraine, Olena Berezovskaya, who lives in Moscow and manages the Internet publication Ukraine.ru created by the Russia Today news agency in Russia. In addition to refusing to grant and cancel visas and prohibiting entry to the territory of Ukraine, the document provides for the blockage of Berezovskaya’s assets (temporary restriction of the human right to use and dispose of the property belonging to him) for a period of three years.

As a reminder, On May 15, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko by his decree put into effect the decision of the National Security and Defense Council “On Imposition of Personal Special Economic and Other Restrictive Measures (sanctions)”, which provide for blocking access to Russian social networks VKontakte, Odnoklassniki, Yandex and mail service Mail.ru.

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