“All these persons are related to Russian mass media. They have been denied entry for up to three years … and some for up to five years,” Yuri Artemenko, head of the National Television and Radio Council, said.
He declined to give concrete names.
On August 28, the Council compiled a list of 49 Russian journalists who would be denied entry to Ukraine and sent it to the National Security Service.
The list included journalists working for Channel One, RTR-Planeta, VGTRK, NTV-Mir, TVCI, Rossiya, Rossiya-1, Rossiya-24, NTV, Peterburg 5, REN-TV, Russia Today, TVC, LifeNews, and Zvezda.