Yevhenii Primakov, Russian journalists, anchorman, Advisor to the Speaker of the Duma, Head of the Commission of the Russian Federation Public Chamber regarding mass media was prohibited to enter the country for five years.
Primakov claimed this on his page on Facebook where he provided related documents.
'I wasn't allowed to Ukraine. I was told that I am a threat to Ukraine's security and I am prohibited to enter the country for five years. A specific reason wasn't explained,' Primakov said.
He said that he was going to attend OSCE conference.
The Ukrainian customs officers treated him politely, Primakov added.
The information was confirmed to Hromadske by Oleh Slobodian, the Representative of the State Customs Service.
Reportedly, the Security Service of Ukraine expelled the special correspondents of the Russian TV channels who were sent to prepare propaganda stories on the celebration of the Victory Day.
As we reported the border guards of Ukraine did not allow two Russian actors who earlier illegally crossed the state border of Ukraine through the closed checkpoints of occupied Crimea to enter the country on June 20.