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New York Times fixed map of Ukraine without Crimea

Correction was published on the website on November 8, 2019
17:44, 8 November 2019

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The American news agency of The New York Times corrected a photo of a map of Ukraine without Crimea in an article about a Ukrainian businessman Ihor Kolomoysky.  This is stated on the website of the agency.

"In the article about the plans of the Ukrainian oligarch to create a ski resort, Crimea was shown separately from Ukraine on the map of th e country. The dotted line on the map marked the site that was annexed by Russia in 2014," the agency's corrections list specified.

Related: The New York Times reacts to appearance of a map with ‘disputed’ Crimea

As we reported earlier, the Embassy of Ukraine in Washington urged the American newspaper The New York Times, which published the map of Ukraine without Crimea, to correct the mistake and “not to play into the hands of Russian information propaganda as the embassy reported on Facebook.

 “It expects the prompt response of the journalists of the influential newspaper, which is intended to provide the truth to the American and world society," the embassy noted.

Related: Russian Federation starts selling tickets for train rides to Crimea

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