Diplomat says US’ allegations about isolation of Russia in UN are "strange"Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 20:58
Experts say Russian hackers strongly demonized in USRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 20:35
Ferrari drivers clock best time in Practice Two of Russia F1 GP in SochiSport April 28, 19:54
Red Bull’s advisor Marko says Kvyat to possibly remain with Toro Rosso next yearSport April 28, 19:16
Pope Francis blesses pregnant TASS correspondent en route to EgyptWorld April 28, 18:55
Russian diplomat says use of military force against North Korean unacceptable, dangerousRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 18:45
UN chief calls for lowering risk of miscalculation concerning North Korea issueWorld April 28, 18:15
Moscow deeply regrets Montenegro’s decision to join NATORussian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 18:07
Maria Sharapova reaches Porsche Tennis Grand Prix semifinalsSport April 28, 17:50
MOSCOW, September 7. /TASS/. A group of journalists working for the Russian internet channel LifeNews are not allowed to enter Moldova, LifeNews said on Monday.
"It is already for more than eight hours that we are in the transit zone at Chisinau airport together with my colleague Natalya Kalysheva. They have still not returned our passports. We only have a paper in our hands listing several points why we are not allowed into Moldova," LifeNews correspondent Alexey Kazannikov was quoted as saying, adding that "the main point" in the document was the absence of a permission for special equipment the crew did not have.
Kazannikov said that a customs officer had rudely asked the journalists to explain the purpose of their trip. Then airport officials told them to fill in a customs declaration form, checked their bags and confiscated a flash drive storing Kazannikov’s report.
"An Air Moldova spokesperson told us that border guards had given them a task to bring us back to Moscow and do it at our expense," the correspondent said, adding that the LifeNews crew had been asked to leave until lunchtime.