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Monday, October 24, 2016

“What the clowns”: the Ukrainian “Peacemaker” has published a new “secret” list of journalists

Ukrainian site “Peacemaker”, previously came under criticism due to the publication in the Network of data journalists to ever receive accreditation in the self-proclaimed DND or LNR, has published a new list of journalists, but is already accredited in the Russian Federation.

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As reported on “the Peacemaker”, his staff “could not be resolved, and finally decided on this.”

Accredited in the Russian Federation of journalists, the creators of the website called “cooperating with the aggressor country, sponsoring international terrorism and occupied part of the territory of Ukraine”.

The publication of the list, however, has caused confusion among journalist Alexei Kovalev, author of the blog “Lapshennikova”. He called the creators of the site “clowns”, as all data for a publication which “took too long” “the Peacemaker,” are publicly available on the website of the Russian Ministry of foreign Affairs.

This list includes 293 people, representing a significant part of the world, from Austria to Japan.

“I had determined, skopipastit a list that lies in open access on the website of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation? Whether it was easier for him just give a link to?” asked Kovalev in Facebook on the page “Peacemaker”. Other users also expressed bewilderment why to publish the list of journalists from other countries working in Russia.

Recall that the publication of the previous list has drawn criticism from journalists themselves, explain that their task is to present an objective picture of events, which may require accreditation, and in the unrecognized republics. As an example, cited the materials of the staff of “Novaya Gazeta” Paul kanygina and Elena Kostyuchenko on the situation in the Donbas. Kanygin for their articles, in particular, was captured representatives of the breakaway republics.

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