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Kiev Revokes Accreditation Of Several Western Journalists


Moscow, – The accreditation of several western journalists have been revoked by the Ukrainian military following their reporting from the recently recaptured region of Kherson, officials said on Monday.

Recently, some media representatives ignored the existing bans and warnings and started reporting from Kherson without the consent of the military’s commanders and relevant PR departments, even before the stabilization measures were completed.

The general staff who wrote on Facebook, explaining the measure added that it remains unclear which journalists were affected.

According to media reports, at least six correspondents from CNN and Sky News lost their accreditation.

Ukrainian media portal, Detector.media also said two journalists from the Ukrainian internet channel Hromadske also had their military accreditation revoked because of a report from Kherson.

The Russian army withdrew from the north-western part of the Kherson region, including the capital city of the region at the end of last week.

The Ukrainian military has been slow to move into the areas as a precautionary measure.

President Volodymyr Zelensky said mine clearance in Kherson and the surrounding area was one of the most important immediate measures. (dpa/NAN)

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