KIEV, September 16 /TASS/. Ukraine has included three TASS correspondents and one RIA Novosti journalist in its sanctions list, the official website of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reported on Wednesday.
Ukraine will block the assets of people included in the sanctions list and impose temporary restrictions on their right to use or dispose of their property; it will also suspend the implementation of economic and financial liabilities /concerning loans, credits, financial aid and guarantees; as well as bans on the purchase and acquisition of securities/.
The TASS correspondents include Andrey Shitov (Washington), Alexander Nechayev, the head of TASS bureau in South Africa; and Alexander Surzhansky, an employee of the agency’s department for European countries.
Alyona Palazhchenko, a RIA Novosti correspondent in Turkey, was put on Ukraine’s blacklist along with Dmitry Kiselyov, the director general of the Rossiya Segodnya media holding.
Journalists of the RUPTLY video news agency; the NTV channel; Channel One and RT as well as newspapers Izvestia and Rossiyskaya Gazeta and Vzglyad.ru also came under Ukrainian sanctions.