KIEV, March 02, 15:13 /ITAR-TASS/. Ukraine’s national information agency Ukrinform has addressed partner agencies in the FSU countries calling for objective and impartial coverage of the events in Ukraine, including in those in Crimea.
“Dear counterparts at all information, especially state-run agencies, both in the Russian Federation and in FSU countries, we are calling on you to cover objectively and impartially the events in Ukraine, including in Crimea. On your principal position depends future of our countries, of the Ukrainian and Russian people, of the entire region,” the address reads.
“We are calling on you to inform honestly your citizens on the situation in the Ukrainian state, where never have been infringements on the rights or interests of Russians, Belarusians, Georgians or Tatars, or those of any other nationalities.
We believe you all, like us, want not to allow bloodshed in Ukraine, and that is why we are once again calling on you together with us by joint efforts to stop the escalation of the conflict which may grow into an open fratricidal war.