In Illichivsk, deputies prohibited journalist to be present at session of city council
On December 16, in Illichivsk, Odeska oblast, city council deputies voted to prohibit the editor-in-chief of the local news website «Vesti Illichevsk» Liana Fateyeva to be present at the city council’s open session of the council’s committee on financial and economic issues, budget, investments and communal property. This was reported by Telekrytka.
According to Fateyeva, this is the first time in the city history that a journalist has to assert their rights with the help of the law enforcement agencies. On December 17, she filed a complaint to the local prosecutor’s office on the crime committed by the deputies of Illichivsk city council.