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Border guards denied entry to Ukraine to journalists of Russian TV company

14.04.2016, 20:02

In the morning on April 14, border guards at the checkpoint “Vystupovychi” on the border with Belarus denied entry to Ukraine for the filming crew of the TV company “Mir24”, which is a subsidiary of the Russian TV and Radio company “Mir”. This information was reported by the assistant of the head of the State Border Guard Service, press secretary Oleh Slobodian, 112.ua reports, with a reference to the agency’s press service. Four citizens of Belarus, who said that they intended to film a story for the anniversary of the Chornobyl disaster, according to the border guards, did not have any permits or other documents confirming the objective of their visit. Thus, the border guards denied them entry based on part 1, Article 8 of the Law of Ukraine "On border control".

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