RT Spanish Crew Denied Entry To Ukraine Despite Accreditation – 23 May 2014

RT logoAn RT Spanish crew accredited to cover the upcoming presidential elections in Ukraine, scheduled for May 25, haven’t been allowed to enter the country, without explanation, and were sent back to Moscow.

RT cameraman Aleksandr Serichenko and his assistant, Andrey Peleshok, were refused entry at Odessa Airport, southern Ukraine. The journalists have the accreditation from Ukraine’s Central Election Commission.

“Without explaining the reason for refusal, the members of [Ukrainian] border service forced the RT crew to buy return tickets at their own expense,” said the statement from RT’s press service.

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