In recent years, Korostelev twice traveled to Kyiv
Border guard service of Ukraine refused to the correspondent of the Russian TV channel “Rain” Alex Korosteleva at the border. The relevant document he presented at the Kiev airport “Borispol”.
It is reported that Korostelev went on training in investigative journalism, which operates a joint project of the European Union and the Thomson Foundation – consortium of the OPEN Media Hub.
According to the journalist, during a passport control at the airport “Borispol” on the morning of 2 July he reported the need to pass an interview. After talking to Korosteleva took his passport, writes the edition.
So, according to TV channel, after 4:00 the border control officer gave Korosteleva this waiver to cross the border. It said that the correspondent had not confirmed the purpose of the trip to the country and did not have enough money at the rate of $ 50 for each day of stay in the country.
The document also says that Korosteleva no invitation from the organizers of the training. According to the correspondent, the invitation he has, and all costs associated with the event, claimed by the organizers.
The guards said Korosteleva will give a ticket for a flight to Chisinau, where he arrived in the Ukrainian capital.
The training organized by the OPEN Media Hub, to be held in Kyiv from 2 to 6 July. It is reported that in addition Korosteleva will attend another Russian journalist, as well as their colleagues from Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia and Moldova. According to Korosteleva, problems when crossing the border emerged only from him.
In recent years, Korostelev twice traveled to Kyiv for an editorial job, as noted in the publication. In the self-proclaimed “DNR” and “LNR” in the Crimea it was, the article says.
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