SBU bans entry to Ukraine for Russian Union of Journalists’ secretary

Ashot Dzhazoyan is forbidden to enter Ukraine during next three years

12:05, 20 April 2017

Open source

Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) banned entry to the country for the secretary of Russian Union of Journalists Ashot Dzhazoyan for three years.

This was reported by the Independent Media Trade Union with reference to the response to the inquiry from the Department of National Security of the SBU.

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The decision was made by the Security Service on January 18, 2017 "to ensure the national security of Ukraine."

Earlier it was reported that Russian designer Artemy Lebedev was banned entry to Ukraine. It is known that Lebedev was visiting occupied territories of Crimea and Donbas.

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